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Accelerator
for climate-positive
startups

Estonia - Latvia - Lithuania - Slovakia

About

If you work for a startup involved in the fight against climate change, we have what you need to take your venture to the next level. Baltics & Slovakia ClimAccelerator program is delivered by cleantech experts and tailored to support startups in the region.

#ClimAccelerator helps you scale your solution and take your venture globally, attracting potential investors and vastly expanding your reach.

Three stages

Stage #1
Focusing on local ecosystems
The first stage will run in parallel across all four countries and will focus on business fundamentals and testing the business model. Local coaches will provide one-on-one meetings and Q&A sessions.
Funding: 4k Eur
Stage #2
Embracing collaboration
In this stage participants will develop and validate sustainable business models with real-life customers, plan the development of their products/services, learn the essentials of finance, sales, marketing.
Funding: 10k Eur
Stage #3
Accessing finance
In this stage teams will participate in the joint workshop on investment strategies, receive local mentoring and finally pitch for the investors at the international “Investors day” event.
Funding: Unlimited

Benefits for the startup

Hands-on program

Equity-free investment

1:1 mentoring & coaching

Networking events

Access to investors

Eligibility

We are looking for people passionate about fighting climate change. General requirements:

  • Team with minimum 2 founders

  • Company isn’t older than 5 years

  • Founders have >75% equity of their company

  • Startup must be incorporated, or plan to incorporate in
    Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania or Slovakia

  • Scalable solution

  • Potential high climate impact or significant climate adaptation

  • Looking for one of the first investments

  • Full commitment to the program

Registration

Applications will close on August 15, 2021. Don’t miss the deadline!

2021/08/15 23:59:59
Note: Late applications will not be accepted. Once you’ve applied on the f6s platform, we will review your application internally. Accepted applicants will be notified to move to the next step – a Boot Camp in September, 2021.

Organisers

Sharing a vision of contributing to a green and sustainable future, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovakia are joining their efforts to boost the development and deal flow of cleantech start-ups. The partnership brings expertise in green business development, innovation, commercialisation support and is committed to systemic change.

This programme is supported by EIT Climate-KIC, the biggest network of cleantech and sustainability companies and institutions inside the EU.

Frequently Asked Questions

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