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What we offer

US $100K in cash

US $100k of venture building support

Access to a global network of 100+ investors

1 sponsored intern

Up to $175k value in Catalyst Fund perks

1 sponsored impact report by 60 Decibels

Access to our field research and data on the lives of underserved customers

Dedicated PR and marketing support

Lifetime access to our global network of 61 alumni companies


 

 

We are actively looking for early-stage startups that improve the resilience of underserved and climate-vulnerable communities in emerging markets.

Our next cohort will kick off in October 2022.

 

 


What we look for

  • Product: Fintech and climate resilience startups  
  • Customers: Serving underserved and climate-vulnerable communities
  • Team: Local founders or co-founders, gender-balanced leadership teams 
  • Geography: Africa
  • Traction: Company has product in market, some customers and working toward product-market fit
  • Stage: Pre-Seed 

Companies might look like

  • Financial resilience: emergency payments, insurance, disaster relief, data for pricing risk, asset building products 
  • Climate-smart livelihoods: green jobs, recycling, sustainable agriculture, carbon credits, fishery management
  • Sustainable utilities: water management, energy, cooling, cold storage, ventilation, clean energy access

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Our next cohort will kick off in October 2022.

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