Apply for PeaceTech Accelerator Program 2019!
Deadline: 21 January 2019
Applicants are invited to apply for 2019 PeaceTech Accelerator Program is the first major international peacetech program powered by cloud innovation and dedicated to scaling startups from around the world.
Peacetech is recognized as the application of technology to assist civilians living in conflict and crisis zones. Startups are selected based on their ability to produce innovative technologies that manage, mitigate, predict, or prevent conflict and promote sustainable peace.
The PeaceTech Accelerator is an eight-week program providing intensive mentorship and training with particular emphasis on cloud technology. They work to help talented startups and nonprofits scale rapidly and sustainably.
Start-ups that are designing, developing and using new and innovative technologies to help to bring about the end of violent conflict and promote sustainable peace.
- Integrity, accountability and governance
- Countering violent extremism
- Managing resource scarcity
- Cyber security for stability and peacekeeping
- Veteran rehabilitation and Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) in post-conflict countries.
- Refugee protection and care
- Preventing gender violence
Selected companies/organizations will receive:
- Up to $50,000 Amazon Web Services cloud credits
- $25,000 funding in return for equity for eligible companies
- The opportunity to pitch to potential investors
- Free office space for the duration of the program
- Entry into their participant alumni net work
- Access to their international network of mentors and business leaders
- For-profit applicant companies must:
- Be incorporated
- Have successfully closed seed funding rounds
- Have a a cohesive team
- Have a well-developed business plan
- Be able to scale on the cloud
- Non-profit applicants:
- Must be registered
- Have at least $50,000 (USD) inrevenues, grants etc
- Have a cohesive team
- Be able to scale on the cloud.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://vc4a.com/c5-accelerate/peacetech-accelerator/