Have you founded a nature-based startup, or you are at an early-stage of your business development and need to improve your network and skills? ECOSTAR is looking for you! Ready to grow?
The Nature-Accelerator, developed by ECOSTAR and powered by Fledge, selects and invests in early-stage impactful startups that are creating sustainable solutions to innovate the agriculture, forestry, natural resource and ecotourism sectors.
ECOSTAR Natural Talents is an initiative that aims to increase the value placed on the natural world by helping people bring business ideas on ecosystem services to fruition.
Startups that focus on business models/solutions that integrate social innovation and new technologies, while improving, marketing, financing ecosystem services and biodiversity are particularly welcome!
APPLY NOW on http://www.ecostarhub.com/grow/ ,
the application will remain open until the 15th March 2018
In 2018, selected teams will join 8 weeks acceleration programme (June – July 2018) of entrepreneurial, technical and scientific mentorship, guiding entrepreneurs along the complex path to improved revenues and financial sustainability. This programme is the first “nature-based” accelerator of its kind and is to be hosted at the University of Padova (Italy); one of the oldest universities in the world.
ECOSTAR Natural Talents is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and other investors. It is a collaboration between universities and private sector organisations in Italy, Romania, Spain and the UK. NEPCon is proud to collaborate with other partners in this initiative to foster the creation of new impact-driven companies who are ready to change the world.
- 8 STARTUPS
- 15K SEED INVESTMENT
- 25K FREE SERVICES VALUE
- 8 WEEKS ACCELERATION
- +550 MENTORS
- 11 UNIQUE UNIVERSITY&BUSINESS PARTNERS
- 1 DEMO DAY
- 6% EQUITY
Find out more on Ecostarhub.com/grow