LaunchIT GreenTech is the first programme of its kind in the Caribbean which is designed to promote the growth and development of clean technology companies within the Caribbean. Selected entrepreneurs will benefit from a six-month curriculum that focuses on business modelling, prototype development, go-to-market strategy, financing and creation of industry connections that clean technology start-ups need to succeed.
Each participating Cleantech start-up will receive financial support of up to US$6,000 in grant funding and over US$12,000 as an investment in the cost for professional services, office space and coaching.
The ideal company is a scalable, Proof of concept to Seed start-up looking to further develop their business for commercialization. The focus of the start-ups must fit into one of five categories namely: energy efficiency, sustainable agriculture/agribusiness, water management, waste management and resource use efficiency.
For assistance with the development of a sound business proposal, we suggest that applicants register and complete the online modular training that is available at the big idea canvas (www.bigideacanvas.com) website.
For more information and to apply to Launchit GreenTech Accelerator, please visit caribbeancic.org/launchit
Application Deadline: September 9, 2016
Big Idea Canvas direct link: http://bic.technium.com/application/uBM3apeidCEwQJT5Y/step1