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Weekly Digest #1 (October 8-22)
Applications now open (no specific deadline):
The Female Founders Lab: Pitch Labs for female founders with ideas/ventures impacting society.
One10: Activate and Amplify virtual accelerator, enabling purpose-driven people to shape and scale startups for positive social and environmental impact.
ProVeg Incubator: supporting pioneering companies that are developing disruptive alternatives to animal-based products and services.
Transformational Business Network: Business Continuity and Recovery (BCR), an intense 6-month program and mindset-shifting experience, with personalised support from experienced entrepreneurs, investors, content experts and powerful business tools; geography: Kenya and Uganda.
Kindle VC: mentorship (incubator/accelerator) and EIR support for startups in US and India; the focus sectors include agritech and social impact.
Carbonless and MTR: Asia Challenge for growth-stage startups and data technology providers with the power to radically reduce carbon emissions (deadline: October 23d).
Tom Ford: Plastic Innovation Prize, offering $1.2 million to the innovators who create the best replacement for thin-film plastic; one that can be used in everything from polybags (the fashion industry’s packaging of choice) to single-use, resealable sandwich and storage bags (deadline: October 24th).
CirCoAX: Circular Innobooster, providing funding and business support to 30 transnational partnerships each led by one SME that aims at creating a new innovative product, process, service or business model, directly impacting the take-up and adoption of sustainability and circularity approaches and practices in the fashion & textile sectors; eligibility: EU member state or COSME associated country and UK (deadline: October 27th).
Adam Bradford Agency & British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates: Inspiring Futures Dubai Pitch Competition for entrepreneurs (deadline: October 31st).
IDEX: a 6 month virtual program designed to equip and train professionals with the functional skills required to cater to the growing demands of the social enterprise & impact sector (deadline: October 31st).
Eurobest: Awards for Good, recognising and celebrating the use of creativity to positively impact not only businesses and brands, but also the world at large; eligibility: entries designed specifically for and to run in the European region and are created or produced by companies in/outside the European region, or designed to run globally as long as they are created or produced by companies in the European region (deadline: October 31st).
GoHub: Global Water Challenge, creating the largest global hub of water technologies.
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