Slush Global Impact Accelerator Application is Now Open

Slush Global Impact Accelerator Application is Now Open

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APPLY NOW TO SLUSH IMPACT ACCELERATOR! YOU CAN FIND THE FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

Slush is a technology conference for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. In 2014, Slush brought together over 14.000 attendees and more than 3500 companies for the two-day event, with more than 750 investors.

Next Slush will take place in Helsinki on November 11-12th, 2015. One of the key cross-cutting themes of 2015 is “Slush Impact”: program for purpose driven startups that combine scalable business models with positive impact on the environment or society.

Together with Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, UNICEF and other partners, including iceaddis in Ethiopia, Slush features Impact Accelerator program for thirty world-changing impact entrepreneurs from all over the world. We are now looking for the next world- changing business ideas that directly addresses global development challenges.

Do you have one? Apply now to the program!

WHAT IS IMPACT ACCELERATOR?

Impact Accelerator is co-organised with Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, UNICEF and other partners, including iceaddis in Ethiopia. Impact Accelerator will help the next world changing founders to speed up their businesses through skills workshops, networking opportunities, meeting investors and potential partners, as well as through exposure before and in Slush conference. The program includes pre-event mentoring,

local Helsinki boot camp program from 4th to 13th of November, 2015 culminating to Slush, and post-event support.

WHAT WILL THE
IMPACT ACCELERATOR PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE?

  • Helsinki boot camp program from 4th to 13th of November, 2015: air tickets and accommodation covered for the duration of the program*
  • Conference pass to Slush
  • Opportunity to be featured in Slush within Slush Impact
  • Opportunity to attend and to be featured in UNICEF Innovation Summit Networking and meeting opportunities with impact investors, NGOs, institutions, startups, media and other stakeholders
  • Skills workshops and capacity building
  • Industry specific matchmaking sessions

HOW TO APPLY?

Fill in short application form for the local competition at iceaddis in Ethiopia. The selected applicants to attend the local competition will be pitching their business in front of a local panel of judges. The judges will shortlist 2-4 candidates, who will then fill in more in-depth application form. The shortlisted candidates
will be contacted by the Selection Committee for an interview. The final decision of the selection will be made by the Selection Committee based on the application form and interview.

WHAT IS THE SELECTION CRITERIA?

  • A great team that convinces they have the skills and drive to succeed
  • A business idea that has gained some traction, yet is still in early phase
  • A business concept that will have a measurable positive impact on people, society, or planet
  • Business concept must be highly scalable and ideally have a strong technology focus
  • There are no limitations to in terms of sector or geographical focus. We encourage minorities to apply.

Download the information PDF : iceaddis_Ethiopia_startup_invitation

FILL IN THIS FORM TO APPLY 

Slush 2015 Global Impact Accelerator application form

Slush is a technology conference for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. In 2014, Slush brought together over 14.000 attendees and more than 3500 companies for the two-day event, with more than 750 investors. Next Slush will take place in Helsinki on November 11-12th, 2015.

One of the key cross-cutting themes of 2015 is “Slush Impact”: program for purpose ­driven startups that combine scalable business models with positive impact on the environment or society.

Impact Accelerator is co-organised with Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, UNICEF and other partners, including iceaddis in ETHIOPIA. Impact Accelerator will help the next world changing founders to speed up their businesses through skills workshops, networking opportunities, meeting investors and potential partners, as well as through exposure before and in Slush conference. The program includes pre-event mentoring, local Helsinki boot camp program from 4th to 13th of November, 2015 culminating to Slush, and post-event support.

Apply to the Impact Accelerator local selection event at iceaddis July 31st, 2015 with this form. Please fill the form carefully.

The deadline to apply is July 24th, 2015 5:00pm. If you have any question, please call us +251-11-553-4776

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7 Comments

  1. 30.06.2015 at 4:24 pm
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    hello? at the privies time i have to attach my new business plan. for (Water saving systems ).
    so I have also other new technology solutions Biussnes plan.
    so can I compute additionally .
    rank you..!!

    • admin
      07.07.2015 at 9:17 am
      Reply

      You can apply with different statups you are working on

  2. Daniel
    16.07.2015 at 4:08 pm
    Reply

    I am a start up.Can I apply if it didn’t register and have no employees in it.

    Other question is what if I don’t have 100 characters to fill the form.I think it asking me to have exactly 100 Ch.

  3. dejene asefa
    25.07.2015 at 3:00 am
    Reply

    hello!!! I was graduate from university by first degree by BSC horticulture.
    my GPA 3.22.
    I was work in international NGO now.
    I hope that to be your student and I am interesting to enjoy my favorite departments. ∆Thank you

  4. 30.07.2015 at 4:37 pm
    Reply

    is it different from the last global slash computation ?

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