We scale innovative ventures that address the most challenging social and environmental challenges to unlock their potential by supporting and developing their capabilities through acceleration programs supported by large companies and foundations.

We have accelerated more than 2000 startups with presence in 15 countries in the region. Each year we accelerate 300 impact companies through 14 programs focused on social and environmental impact.

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Economic Development
Mexico

4/8/2024

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12/30/2024

#EmprendeEnTikTok

Free acceleration program designed to boost the visibility, growth and commercial success of Mexican MSMEs through training, personalized mentoring and the possibility of reaching the end of the program to access seed capital and financing.

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Social and Environmental Impact
Mexico

5/6/2024

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6/14/2022

Shell LiveWIRE México

Shell LiveWIRE Mexico program opens its third edition!

The Shell LiveWire Global Acceleration Program is an initiative which seeks to strengthen global and local communities through social enterprise development and innovation.

If your company has a maximum of 50 employees, annual revenues between 1 and 4 million pesos and is operating in Mexico, this is your opportunity to participate🚀.

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Economic Development
Mexico

2/19/2024

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7/29/2023

Amasando tu negocio

This is the first acceleration program for mipyme´s bakers designed by bakers and business experts.The main purpose for this program is help to Mipymes Bakeries to professionalized their products and services to develop bake industry.This is a collaboration with Lesaffre, Panadis and Levaduras Azteca.

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Supply Chains/Vulnerable and Marginalized Communities
Mexico

2/1/2024

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2/1/2025

MEXICO ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME

Supports 10 Mexican entrepreneurs per year that create livelihood opportunities and provide access to affordable goods and services for underserved communities and help solve some of Mexico City’s most pressing environmental challenges.

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Economic Development
Mexico

8/28/2023

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9/22/2023

Amasando ideas

Amasando ideas is a Lesaffre initiative to stimulate innovative bakery ideas through an incubation program aimed at entrepreneurs interested in enhancing the industry.

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Inclusion
Mexico

8/7/2023

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10/27/2023

Desafía

Desafía is a program that helps trans founders understand the basic elements of their businesses, such as legal, operations and finance, in order to help them optimize their processes and create a successfull business that grows rapidly. The program is focused in helping them understand the benefits of acquiring a loan for growth and how to use it responsibly. This community has long been left out of the financial system and this program is an effort to show that any person can create a successful business.

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Social Reintegration
Mexico

4/10/2023

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8/14/2023

Conectiva

Conectiva seeks to address the economic and cultural dimensions of challenges faced by Opportunity Youth and young mothers by developing a solution for SMEs to overcome hiring practice bias and remove systematic barriers. The solution intends to design efforts to specifically support Opportunity Youth and young mothers by providing incentives to the SMEs bottom line.

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Social and Environmental Impact
Guatemala, Honduras, Belice, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

4/5/2023

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10/27/2023

MAR+Invest

The MAR+Invest acceleration program promotes for-profit projects (early stage businesses, or businesses in growth stage) that contribute to the protection, conservation and restoration of the Mesoamerican Reef (MAR) and nearby ecosystems and communities. Projects must have operations in Mexico (Quintana Roo), Belize, Honduras or Guatemala.

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Women Entrepreneurs
Mexico

7/25/2022

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8/5/2022

Laboratorio MIPYMES MX

Laboratorio MIPYMES MX es un programa de capacitación GRATUITO dirigido a micro y pequeñas empresas de mujeres mexicanas para fortalecer sus negocios afectados por situaciones de crisis como la pandemia por la COVID-19. Una colaboración entre Unidad de Desarrollo Productivo de la Secretaría de Economía y GIZ en México.

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Tech
Latinoamerica

10/17/2022

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3/18/2022

Aceleradora de comunidades de Facebook

The Community Accelerator Program supports 12 communities in LATAM through different resources, mentorships and finance.


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Social Reintegration
Mexico

3/3/2022

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4/24/2022

EmpleANDO

In alliance with Fomento Social Citibanamex, we seek to develop social entrepreneurships and organizations who promote and improve labor inclusion in Mexico.


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Agribusiness
Mexico

6/1/2022

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7/22/2022

Siembra

Acceleration program focused on early stage agribusiness models founded by mexican youth. It will be targeted to young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 with a developed early stage business model that seeks to improve agriculture processes for smallholders in Mexico.

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Financial Health
Mexico

5/3/2021

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12/6/2021

SUMA

Promotes financial health for the BoP through interventions based on behavioral science and entrepreneurship.

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Agroeconomics
Mexico

10/5/2020

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7/5/2021

GIZ

In alliance with the World Wild Fund and GIZ, we designed a financial vehicle with biodiversity, climate change, and regenerative criteria for small producers in southern Mexico.

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Women Entrepreneurs
Mexico

11/3/2022

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11/22/2022

SHE TRADES

Supports 50 Mexican women-led SMEs per year, by connecting them with global markets and strengthening their capital raising capabilities.

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Economic Development
Mexico

5/3/2021

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5/9/2022

CCL GLOBAL PROJECT

Supports global entrepreneurs that focus on increasing the financial health of their beneficiaries by leveraging behavioral science.

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Women Health
Latinoamerica

6/7/2021

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12/6/2021

EMPODERA 360º

Strives to improve the overall health of Latin American women and girls through sector mapping and the design of innovative financial mechanisms for women’s health ventures.

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Social Reintegration
Mexico

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UNLEASH

Promotes the inclusion and reintegration of prisoners and ex-convicts in Mexico by accelerating social enterprises and non-profit organizations that create opportunities for these populations.

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Technology and Social Entrepreneuship
Mexico

9/23/2020

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3/25/2021

CODIGOS 2020

Acceleration program that seeks digitally oriented, impact startups that focus on increasing the quality of life of the most vulnerable communities in Mexico through the use of technology.

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Social and Environmental Impact
Mexico

4/4/2022

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6/17/2022

BBVA Momentum

Supports 100 SMEs throughout Mexico annually that have a social and/or environmental impact. The program offers training, support and financing to accelerate the growth and success of these enterprises.

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BoP Solutions
Latinoamerica

3/28/2022

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5/31/2022

I3 LATAM

Seeks the most innovative social entrepreneurs in Latin America that benefit vulnerable populations through the provision of quality employment, goods and services.

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