San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Impact Accelerator is co-organised with Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, UNICEF and other partners, including m:Lab East Africa. 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?
Participation in the Helsinki boot camp program from the 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
When & Where
m:lab East Africa
m:lab East Africa is a consortium of four organizations aiming to be a leader in identifying, nurturing and helping to build sustainable enterprises in the knowledge economy. The consortium members and their roles are :-
- eMobilis, Education, training, accredition and certification.
- World Wide Web Foundation – curriculum and content, training and Education
- The University of Nairobi School of Computing and Informatics for rigorous academic research
- iHub for community interaction, development space, events and access to capital and markets