+impact Accelerator

Research shows that social entrepreneurs struggle to find scalable business models. WeWork labs, Rise and Danske Bank have partnered up to change that and created the +impact Accelerator! They want to help the startups build and validate their business model and prepare them for the stakeholders at the next stages of growth.
Type Accelerator / Incubator
Website accelerator.plusimpact.io

Investment info

Invests in
Product or prototype
Go to market
Investment range
€ < 25K
Primary markets
Consumer, Companies, Marketplace
Investing in countries
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden

Focus areas

Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Energy & Greentech
Energy & Greentech
Media & Entertainment
Media & Entertainment
See all 9 focus areas

Key people

Lead of +impact Accelerator
Maria Grabowska

Invests in SDGs

More about +impact Accelerator

+impact Accelerator is focusing on early stage, Nordic, startups whose solution addresses at least one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. For the 2020 program the focus will be on SDG 12 and circular business models.

+impact Accelerator is a 10 weeks program, during which the participants will go through 6 modules training them in the fundamentals of business from a commercial perspective and not compromising on their impact.


They are in particular looking for:

  • early-stage startups; Pre-seed or during first seed capital stages.

  • solutions addressing a social or environmental issue

  • companies with at least two co-founders

  • companies located in at least one of the following countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, or Sweden

  • a business model with the potential to scale (preferably structured around tech)

  • joining +impact Accelerator is a commitment so you will need to show up for weekly check-ins, lectures and mentor sessions.

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