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Accelerate 2030 National Pitching Event

29/06/2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Impact Hub Phnom Penh is delighted to announce its 7 shortlisted applicants for Accelerate 2030 National Pitching Event in Cambodia!

Shortlisted Applicants:

  • Teuk Saat1001
  • Watershed ventures
  • She investments
  • Colour Silk
  • African Clean Energy
  • TREE Alliance
  • Kamworks solutions

After careful selection, these top ventures have been invited to present their businesses at Impact Hub’s National Pitching event on Thursday 29th June to a network and jury who will be choosing the top 3 ventures as national nominees for the international selection.

This event will be open to everyone interested in social innovation and entrepreneurship to attend, offering the opportunity for the Phnom Penh community to learn about local ventures’ unique impact-driven business models.

“We are looking for ventures with proven business models that create value for their communities and are ready to scale internationally,” said Santu Boëthius, initiator of Accelerate2030 and co-founder of Impact Hub Geneva. “The aim of our ​9-month customised support program is to enable startups to grow their impact across borders and connect them to the right partners for financing their journey to scale”.

Apart from the scaling program, ventures will join a week-long bootcamp in Geneva and participate in UNDP Social Good Summit in Geneva in October 2017, where they will pitch their solutions for the SDGs and connect with corporates, international organizations, entrepreneurs and impact investors.

The Jury:

  • Napoleon Navarro, Senior Policy Advisor at UNDP Cambodia
  • Sothy Khieng, Research Fellow at CDRI
  • Karen Moik, Investment Analyst at Insitor Management
  • Vincent Gradt, Independent Consultant and former Head of Impact & Thematic Investing at AXA Investment Managers

Accelerate2030 is a multi-stakeholder global cross-border scaling program launched
by Impact Hub Geneva with UNDP as its founding partner. For its second edition,
Cambodia has been selected as one of the 17 developing and transitioning countries
across 4 continents to encourage ventures contributing to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals to apply.

Registration is FREE and must be done online via the Eventbrite page.

For more information about last year’s finalists: http://www.accelerate2030.net/2016finalists/

Contacts Impact Hub Phnom Penh’s Laura Smitheman for more details: [email protected]
or UNDP Cambodia’s Lang Sok: [email protected]

Event details:
Thursday 29th June 6-8pm
Impact Hub Phnom Penh, st 306 (between st 51 and Norodom Blvd), BKK1


Impact Hub
017 521 904