Funds 15K per team
Takes 6% equity
Funds 8 startups per year
Markets Agriculture Agroforestry Ecotourism Nature Renewable Resources +1
Invests in Europe North America South America Eastern Europe Italy 4 more
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The Nature-Accelerator, developed by ECOSTAR and powered by Fledge, selects and invests in early-stage impactful startups that are creating sustainable solutions to innovate the agriculture, forestry and natural resource sectors. Startups that focus on business models/solutions that integrate social innovation and new technologies, while improving, marketing, and financing ecosystem services and biodiversity are particularly welcome!

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KEY CONCEPTS OF BUSINESS MODELS
The challenge of The Nature-Accelerator is to improve the provision, access and market of the services provided by nature. Therefore, we would like to receive applicants that incorporate one or more of the following aspects:
Startups that focus on business models/solutions that are impact-driven, they ...
The Nature-Accelerator, developed by ECOSTAR and powered by Fledge, selects and invests in early-stage impactful startups that are creating sustainable solutions to innovate the agriculture, forestry and natural resource sectors. Startups that focus on business models/solutions that integrate social innovation and new technologies, while improving, marketing, and financing ecosystem services and biodiversity are particularly welcome!

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APPLICATIONS are closed!
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Check out Fledge, for the next opportunity; www.f6s.com/fledge14
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Or wait for the next ECOSTAR cohort, where we look for;
KEY CONCEPTS OF BUSINESS MODELS
The challenge of The Nature-Accelerator is to improve the provision, access and market of the services provided by nature. Therefore, we would like to receive applicants that incorporate one or more of the following aspects:
Startups that focus on business models/solutions that are impact-driven, they can integrate social innovation and new technology within the context of the circular and bio economies, while startups that are improving, marketing and financing ecosystem services and biodiversity are particularly welcome!
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ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME
The Nature-Accelerator will provide 8 selected startups with an “All-Inclusive” Investment Package made up of € 15.000 seed funding and € 25.000 service value (working facilities and acceleration services). For a total of € 40.000 investment.

The package includes:
> Entrepreneurial online training provided by Fledge, based on The Next Step series of books, this is an MBA level curriculum in entrepreneurship covering all the key topics needed to build a viable business plan and operate a successful business.
> 8 weeks acceleration services. 1-to-1 mentorship sessions, workshops & seminars, perks from technical partners, meetings and other activities with Industry & investor Partners. Find more about the location!
> Access to impact investors and scientists and business mentors’ networks provided by ECOSTAR and Fledge (+550 mentors worldwide).
> A series of social events: investors Cocktails, field trips and team building activities.
> A demo day where the teams are on-stage telling stories of their impact.
> Follow-on investments: startups will also have the chance receive follow on investments with a range of 50-200k
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Staff

Alessandro Leonardi
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Alessandro Leonardi Accelerator Director
Arianna Ruberto
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Arianna Ruberto Media Manager
Bogdan Candrea
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Bogdan Candrea Business Mentor
Carmen Avilés
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Carmen Avilés Programme Assistant
Carmen Iturriaga
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Carmen Iturriaga Business Mentor NEPCon Spain
Colm O'Driscoll
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Colm O'Driscoll Programme Assistant
Davide Pettenella
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Davide Pettenella Scientific Mentor
Genevieve Bennett
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Genevieve Bennett Business Mentor
Guy Whiteley
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Guy Whiteley Business Mentor
Kieran Conlan
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Kieran Conlan Business Mentor
Lucio Brotto
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Lucio Brotto Business Mentor
MARTIN GIMENEZ
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MARTIN GIMENEZ Scientific Mentor
Mauro Masiero
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Mauro Masiero Scientific Mentor
Michael 'Luni' Libes
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Michael 'Luni' Libes Investment Partner 25+ year, 6x serial entrepreneur turned trainer, mentor, and author
Mihai-Daniel Nita
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Mihai-Daniel Nita Business Mentor
Pilar Gorría
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Pilar Gorría Business Mentor
Roberto Persivale R
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Roberto Persivale R Investment Partner
Ron Chan
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Ron Chan Scientific Mentor

Investors

Michael 'Luni' Libes
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Michael 'Luni' Libes 25+ year, 6x serial entrepreneur turned trainer, mentor, and author Also: Arqlite, Community Sourced Capital, Hydrobee

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