“Fast forward to Sustainability”
Circular Economy Acceleration Program
The Circular Economy Acceleration Program is a program to support startups or companies to become more sustainable. The program is designed to leverage Circular Economy principles in supporting startups or companies to identify and capture new opportunities in their product or service lifecycle that will ultimately lead to the sustainable growth of their circular businesses.
Last year, we supported six startups and companies to become more circular through a 6-months acceleration program that consists of:
Benefits of the program
New Revenue Streams
Tools to identify circular innovations for your business that will lead to potential new revenue streams for your business
Leverage Circular Economy principles to become more environmentally and economically sustainable
Receive individualized coaching to apply Circular Economy principles to your business
Workshops and Trainings
Attend workshops and trainings on topics of Product/material journey mapping, circular opportunity identification, circular collaborations, circular business modeling
Seed funding of 3K USD per team to test out circular innovations
Circular Economy Network
Become part of the Circular Economy network to raise awareness on CE and sustainability
Circular Demo Day
On Thursday, July 7th 2022, Impact Hub Kigali in partnership with the Digital Transformation Center Rwanda hosted the Circular Demo Day – a culmination of the 6-months long Circular Economy Acceleration Program. At the event, Aflimba, Crop Tech, GreenRev, Kosmotive, Ngozi naturals, and Sanit Wing showcased their journeys to becoming more circular, sharing with the audience the circular innovations they have been testing within the program….