The Programme

The YWF Acceleration Programme provides Start-Ups from across the world with the necessary skills to scale their social business and experienced coaches will guide them towards sustainable impact-oriented business models. In a collaborative approach, we align the Start-Up’s acceleration objectives with the strategy of the investors and will support them to become “investment ready”.

Virtual training sessions

The Acceleration Programme is divided into 4 training modules with short concentrated live input sessions, combined with individual tasks, group work, and pre-defined coaching sessions – depending on your needs.

Module 1 : Gap Analysis and Acceleration Objectives

Module 2 : Acceleration Plan

Module 3 : Deal Making

Module 4 : Implementation and Monitoring

From the 7th of April
until July

The Roadshow

In our roadshow event in May you will be able to present your business and your investment needs to potential partners and investors.

12th of May 2021

Matchmaking with partners and investors

During the programme, you will receive feedback from investors and mentors who will help you shape your acceleration objectives and strategy by sharing their experience. You will get the chance to receive investments or grants, of you if you meet their expectations.

Between May and
September 2021

Coaching and mentoring

During longer breaks between sessions, you will work on jointly defined tasks and senior water and business experts will further support you with individual technical assistance.

Between April and
September 2021