SDG Innovation Pre-Accelerator Programme Application
Please complete the fields below to be considered for our SDG Innovation Pre-Accelerator Programme. Please submit your application by May 30, 2021 at 11:59 EEST. You can apply at any stage - whether you just have a new idea or you are currently running a startup! All applications will be reviewed by the CyprusInno team and a diverse jury of stakeholders. Startups/ideas/entrepreneurs selected to participate in the program will be notified at the end of May of their acceptance into the June 12-13 bootcamp happening in Nicosia. Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at info@cyprusinno.com. Best of luck and we look forward to working with you!

OVERVIEW: The SDG Innovation Pre-Accelerator Programme, presented by The Base by CyprusInno, is a hybrid live and virtual pre-acceleration program using a blended methodology of ideation, business panning, pitching, networking, and mentorship to empower young social innovators from all across Cyprus ages 18-35 to tackle island-wide challenges related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What is a pre-accelerator? A pre-accelerator is a programme focused on early stage startups and helps take them from concept to MVP (minimum viable product). It is meant for early stage founders or simply those with an idea who have the ambition to take their startup or idea full-time. The 2-day bootcamp will feature 16 hours of training on business model canvas, social impact measurement, leadership, legal basics, digital marketing, pitching, etc.

NOTE: Your recorded responses will be anonymized during the evaluation process. No given responses will be attributed to any one individual. Applications will be evaluated solely on the quality of the content provided and eligibility for the programme requirements.
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Main Contact Person First Name *
Main Contact Person Last Name *
Main Contact Person Phone Number *
Main Contact Person Date of Birth *
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Please select your gender *
What is the name of your idea/startup? *
What is your idea/startup's website? (If no website exists yet, please put N/A) *
Please provide a brief summary of your idea/product/service (1000 characters). *
At what stage of development is your startup? *
Which industry is best suited for your idea/startup? (Please select all that apply) *
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How many people are on your team? *
How many of the members of your team are founders/co-founder of the idea/startup? *
Please provide us with brief bios and roles of each team member. *
Which of the 17 Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs) does your idea/startup address? (Please select all that apply). You can find all the Global Goals in more detail here: https://sdgs.un.org/goals *
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How does your idea/startup address the Global Goal(s) / SDG(s) you selected? (If you selected more than one goal, please explain how your idea/startup addresses each goal you've selected). What are you solving for and how? *
What is your unique value proposition? How is your idea/startup different than other ideas addressing the same challenge(s)? *
What is your business model? How do you plan to make your idea/startup financially sustainable (i.e. acquire customers, generate sales, fundraise, etc.)? *
Where do you see your idea/startup in 5 years? How can your idea/startup create impact in the long-term? *
Is your idea/startup for profit or not-for-profit? *
What are you hoping to gain from participating in the pre-accelerator programme? What is your main motivation for applying? *
If you have one, please a link to your pitch deck (not required)
Please provide links to any social media accounts, press articles, speaking engagements, etc. (separate with commas and if none exist please put N/A): *
Are there any achievements or additional information you would like us to know about? *
If accepted to the programme, I commit to being available for the workshops on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13 in Nicosia. *
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