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Accelerators

Multi-week Sprints

Make fast progress on new ideas in an intensive, facilitated experience.

Expert Coaches

Get real-time feedback and advice from Acumen entrepreneurs and experts.

Select Cohorts

Apply with colleagues or join other social innovators who can amplify your impact.

Past Programs

Accelerator

Energy for Livelihoods Accelerator - East Africa

Refine and prepare to scale your sustainable energy business and transform the livelihoods of low-income communities in East Africa.

Free

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Energy for Livelihoods Accelerator - India

Refine and prepare to scale your sustainable energy business and transform the livelihoods of low-income communities in India.

Free

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Accelerator

Social Impact Leadership Program - Vietnam

Join a transformative leadership development program designed for social impact leaders tackling the complex challenges of poverty and inequality in Vietnam.

Free

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Gender Equity and Advancement Accelerator

Refine and develop a profitable and scalable business model that advances gender equity.

Free

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Pakistan Agriculture Accelerator 2023

Free

Learn to scale your business and help smallholders rebuild from climate crises and protect against future shocks

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The Inclusive Economy Leadership Program in Southeast Asia

Free

Join a transformative leadership development program designed for social impact leaders tackling the complex challenges of poverty and inequality in Southeast Asia.

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Social Impact Business Accelerator - Vietnam

Free

Scale your social impact business through an intensive 12-week accelerator program and get an opportunity to pitch to potential partners and investors

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Green Growth Accelerator

An accelerator for early-stage enterprises that promote equitable economic growth in India through the application of dignified work, climate mitigation, and circular economy principles

Free

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Pakistan Agriculture Accelerator 2022

Free

Develop the skills and tools to scale your agri business and its social impact.

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Acumen and IKEA Social Entrepreneurship East Africa Accelerator (2021)

Free

Learn to scale your business with IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and Acumen.

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What’s really exciting about being in an Accelerator is that you get to see what’s working and what’s not, quickly.”

Ayala Goldstein,

Community Partnerships Manager, California School Age Consortium

Refine your business model

Determine the best next steps to reach financial sustainability.

Accelerate your social impact

Change more lives, faster, by focusing on activities that work.

Gain valuable feedback

Tap into the expertise of peers—and Acumen—to solve problems in real-time.

Join a lasting community

Build meaningful relationships with a community of like-minded social innovators.

Highlights

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