2015 Green Cohort Kenya

Accelerating Kenya's green entrepreneurs

Apply today to join Africa’s first Green Pioneer Accelerator!

Is your business working on a highly scalable solution that mitigates the
effects of climate change or improves the environment? Are you trying to
raise capital to scale your efforts? If this is the case, consider joining the 2015 Green Pioneer Acceleration Program. For more details about the program and your eligibility see the Green Pioneer Accelerator Brochure.

This ten week on-site program is designed for businesses
in the environmental goods and services sector and will cover:

➢ Business modelling and strategic planning
➢ Products, services and market access development
➢ Connecting with partners in the business ecosystem, including multinational companies, NGOs and governments
➢ Financial modelling and valuations
➢ Investment case writing and pitching to Investors

Impact Amplifier, Growth Africa, VC4Africa and Hivos offer a comprehensive program that will take your business from ‘market
proof’ to ‘ready for investment’. This program offers a rare
opportunity for ecologically innovative businesses to be taught by
leading experts on how to build a case for investment, and be exposed to
a network of local and international investors. Program partner Hivos
also makes euro 100,000 in financial capital available to the
best companies.

What are the Key Dates?

  • 1 December – application process closes
  • 19 December – final selections made and announced
  • 19 January, 2015 – program begins
  • 30 April – program ends

Feel free to contact David van Dijk at David@vc4a.com with any questions.

Apply today and join our next class!


December 1, 2014
Organizer Hivos
Targets Kenya
Agribusiness, Clean technology, Consumer non-durables, Renewable energy, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene