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About the Program

Scale the Impact Spain is an acceleration program for startups operating in Spain that will allow you to multiply your opportunities for success and growth, while also introducing you to the B Corp management model and values.

Promoted by Danone and Social Nest Foundation , the three-month program (March to June 2023) will have a hybrid format , with online training modules and some optional face-to-face modules, to be held in conjunction with events in the innovation, technology and investment ecosystem in Spain.
With this program, you get the chance to take part in, and boost your visibility at, such major events as 4YFN, Valencia Digital Summit, B venture, Foro de Inversión de Impacto and South Summit.

It will conclude with a Demo Day, where you will get the chance to make your pitch to the investment community and a jury made up of key players in the national and international innovation ecosystem and the chance to win several prizes, including €30,000.

Who it is for

Startups in the preparation phase for growth that meet the following requirements are eligible for one of the twenty spots offered by the program:

→ Legally established and operating for at least 2 years
→ Operating or in the phase of implementing operations in Spain
→With a proven business model with traction metrics
→ High growth potential both in Spain and internationally
→ Having a novel solution or approach that distinguishes it from existing solutions
→ A team with solid potential, experience and knowledge in the sector

And operating in the following impact areas: Sustainable, regenerative and resilient agriculture; Food innovation; Circular economy; Inclusion and diversity; Future of Retail; and Specialized Nutrition.

Why participate

The main benefits of the program include:

· Capital: Award for best startup: 30.000€.
· Awards: One-year membership and free stay at The Social Hub. Tickets and participation at innovation events in Spain.
· Business growth: Accelerate your growth with access to the best experts and tools for boosting your business and impact. Twenty modules, hybrid model: online and with the possibility of participating in face-to-face activities.
· Individualized mentoring: gain access to experts who will mentor you according to your startup's needs.
· Network: gain access to the best network in the innovation and startup ecosystem.
· Visibility: through national and international events, proactive public relations, publications in the media and social networks.
· Investment: gain access to a global network of investors with vast knowledge of the impact sector.
· Free tickets: take part in events alongside leaders in innovation, B-movement and investment ecosystems in Spain.
· Measuring Impact: learn and adapt the methods for measuring and managing your startup's impact right from the start.
· Be B: access to B-Corp resources, connections and tools, the most prestigious global standard recognizing purpose-driven companies.
· Corporate Innovation: connect with the network of innovative corporations looking for new opportunities to hire and invest in sustainability and impact.

For more information, please visit the program website.

Fechas clave del programa

November 15, 2022
Application period starts
January 30, 2023
Application deadline
March 1, 2023
Program Kick Off
March - May 2023
Training modules
June 7-9, 2023
In person Demo Day at international event


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