Weekly Digests - Global and Regional Upcoming Deadlines for Impactpreneurs

Weekly Digest #21 – Awards, Pitch Sessions, Conpetitions, Incubators, Accelerators, Funding Opportunities for Impactpreneurs (July 2-16)

upcoming deadlines for impactpreneurs

Weekly Digests (upcoming deadlines for impactpreneurs: programs, fellowships, challenges, pitch events, bootcamps, incubators, accelerators, funding opportunities)

Latest digests & Resources for your impact startup opportunities

Impact Investing Platforms & 600+ Global, Regional and National Impact Investors

Series of blog posts ”Learning and Funding Resources for Impact Entrepreneurs”, ”Growth Opportunities for Impact Entrepreneurs”

Applications open / No specific deadline:

Copernicus Centroamérica:  competición para la resolución de problemas locales centroamericanos mediante la utilización de Copernicus (5.07 – ceremonia de apertura y comienzo de la competición).

LAB 1720: looking for Agri Founders (m/f/d), welcome to join the team in one of the hubs/can participate from anywhere in Europe.

AI for Good Innovation Factory: Monthly Pitching Sessions and Follow-up Accelerating Programs to help start-ups grow and scale their innovative AI-powered and SDG-driven solutions, by providing them with opportunities of business matchmaking, mentoring, fundraising and more.

Omdena: AI Incubator, the only AI development program in the world exclusively for startups and impact ventures (next available start date: July 21st).

XPRIZE: Carbon Removal, a four-year global competition for innovators and teams from anywhere on the planet to create and demonstrate solutions that can pull carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere or oceans ultimately scaling massively to gigaton levels, locking away CO2 permanently in an environmentally benign way (applications accepted through Earth Day 2025).

Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship: Women’s Economic Empowerment Accelerator for entrepreneurs working on women’s economic empowerment and/or climate resilience because of your outsized impact on eliminating poverty.

Global Innovation Fund: accepts applications working in any sector in any developing country on a rolling basis with no deadlines or rounds of funding.

One10: Activate and Amplify virtual accelerator, enabling purpose-driven people to shape and scale startups for positive social and environmental impact.

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.

MovingWorlds: TRANSFORM Support Hub, connecting social enterprises with corporates, peers, learning content, and a global community of pro bono professionals to deliver market-based solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Catalyst Fund: Inclusive Fintech Accelerator, supporting early-stage innovators in emerging markets who are building affordable, appropriate and accessible inclusive fintech solutions designed for the world’s 3 billion underserved.

HortiHeroes: startup programs for food & flower startups.

StartLife: accelerating food & agtech startups with lasting impact in Europe (pre-applications open).

ygap: finding, accelerating and supporting the growth of impact ventures led by local entrepreneurs around the world who deeply understand the unique challenges of their communities and are best placed to develop solutions; locations: you can apply in Kenya, South Africa and Australia.

Upcoming deadlines (July 2-16):

Danone Asia Pacific: Health & Nutrition IoT Challenge for any innovative ideas, technologies, business collaboration models, disruptive solutions (July 2d).

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, the Global Plastic Action Partnership and The Incubation Network: Plastic Waste to Value Southeast Asia Challenge, calling for innovative solutions that address plastic waste management in Southeast Asia with a focus on recycling and upcycling (July 4th).

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management: SpinLab, a startup accelerator that supports the growth of entrepreneurial and innovative teams who want to scale up their businesses; focus areas: eHealth, Smart City, and Energy (July 5th).

ATS Labs: an accelerator for accessibility startups (July 5th).

Startupbootcamp: a program designed to re-imagine and make the mobility & transportation industries greener; geographical coverage: Europe, North America (July 5th).

GreenOffshoreTech: aiming to support SMEs and the development of new products, processes, or services for Green Offshore Production and Transport (July 6th).

Sankalp: a celebration of outstanding social entrepreneurs and a showcase of innovative and successful businesses globally (July 7th).

Female Founders: Grow F 3-Month Investment Readiness Accelerator for female-led ventures  (July 7th).

FISHBOWL: bringing together college students from around the world to build tech-based social ventures that address the pressing problems of our time in these 5 critical areas: agriculture, healthcare, economic empowerment, renewable energy&sustainability, education technology (July 8th).

Aqua For All: Impact-Linked Fund for WASH, aiming at enabling pioneering impact enterprises in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East to gain access to suitable and innovative finance (July 10th).

Startupbootcamp, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK Line: a 3-month program for startups reimagining and accelerating clean energy transition and sustainability (July 11th).

Every Woman Forum: Everywoman Awards, open to any female business owner whether they operate as a limited company, sole trader, or in partnership with others (July 11th).

Energia Ventures: looking for Start-ups working with Computer Security, Smart Grid, Energy & Cleantech (July 11th).

The GreenTech Accelerator: an accelerator to grow and match innovative GreenTech solutions to meet the needs of ASEAN SMEs (July 12th).

Conscious Venture Lab: giving mission-driven businesses the funding, exposure, and guidance to thrive and have an impact (July 13th).

Stay tuned on Linkedin and Twitter for more useful resources and updates on online programs, fellowships, awards, competitions, incubators, accelerators.

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