Upgrading the world with staRtups!

We aim at tackling the United Nations' sustainable development goals by building startups. We select ideas based on their potential in growing a business while having a positive impact on the world. Then we recruit promising young leaders to run them.

The rest of our time we make sure we skyrocket those startups

So what's the deal?

Here's the deal

01 / 04

Our selection


1. We select projects that have a positive impact on people and nature, tackling one of the United Nations' sustainable development goals

The United nations sustainable development goals United nations sustainable development goalsNo poverty, Zero hunger, Good health and well-being, Quality education, Gender equality, Clean water and sanitation, Affordable and clean energy, Decent work and economic growth, Industry, innovation and infrastructure, Reducing inequality, Sustainable cities and communities, Responsible consumption & production, Climate action, Life below water, Life on land, Peace, justice and strong institutions, Partnerships for the goals

2. We test them on the market in a quick and iterative way (4 months) and retain only the most promising of them

3. We recruit motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious leaders to lead the startups

 

02 / 04

We provide


We are convinced that performing in a venture requires a huge amount of efficient work, commitment and balanced lifestyle. That's why we provide all the support you need so that you can focus on your business.

  • The dream come true of building a startup while having a salary and equity
  • A team of experts at your service to help you through IT, legal work, management, etc.
  • Projects were already tested and proved some traction
  • Access to our European network and fundraising capabilities
  • Investment of €100.000/startup (capital, services, coaching)
  • A positive working environment in our office based in Lisbon, the coolest city in Europe

 

03 / 04

Deadlines


  • 01.12.2019: Last moment to submit your candidature to become a CEO
  • 01.02.2020: Results are given
  • 01.03.2020: Onboarding starts

 

04 / 04

We ask for


  • You must be available to move to Lisbon for the first year
  • You must be 100% working on the startup during minimum 3 years