For Founders on a Mission
GreenR, a TechnoServe initiative, is a one-of-a-kind accelerator, solely nurturing high growth businesses disrupting the Environment Action space. We help identify and execute strategies needed to build resilient revenue models and world-class enterprises alongside the most promising Environment Action Entrepreneurs. Our aim is to restore the environment and uplift communities around the world through your scale-bound startups.
Our programs are 12 and 21 months long, ensuring our tailored growth advice is nurtured and tested, exponentially increasing green consumption.
What sets us apart
Our team of highly experienced strategic advisors work with you full time, like an extended cofounding team, to execute key needle movers that accelerate your business growth.
0% Equity Dilution
We don’t take an equity position in your startup as we are a not for profit economic development organization.
INR 0 Fees
We do not charge hefty fees for program participation. If you make it through our rigorous selection process, you are onboard gratis.
How we help
We’re supported by
The IKEA Foundation is a strategic philanthropy that focuses its grant making efforts on tackling the two biggest threats to children’s futures: poverty and climate change. It currently grants more than €200 million per year to help improve family incomes and quality of life while protecting the planet from climate change. Since 2009, the IKEA Foundation has granted more than €1.5 billion to create a better future for children and their families. In 2021 the Board of the IKEA Foundation decided to make an additional €1 billion available over the next five years to accelerate the reduction of Greenhouse Gas emissions.
Visa Foundation seeks to support inclusive economies where individuals, businesses, and communities can thrive. Through grantmaking and investing, Visa Foundation prioritizes the growth of gender diverse and inclusive small and micro businesses. Visa Foundation’s commitment to investing $140 million into intermediaries and funds globally is primarily focused on emerging markets, with a gender lens across the entire portfolio from SMB borrowers up to venture capital partners. The goal is to increase the number of women who control capital, and the number of women entrepreneurs who can access that capital.
We want you, if your business
Is a unique, revenue-generating solution to mitigate environment degradation or climate change
Holds opportunity for outsized environment impact
Is rooted in the belief that protecting the environment is everyone’s responsibility
Is based on science and meets aggressive environment action goals