We run accelerator programs for startups that are solving big problems for people and the planet. Check out our currently-running programs, and scroll down to see past programs. If you'd like to mentor for a program now or later, visit that page or sign up here.
FinHealth US 2021
Village Capital, with support from Freddie Mac, PayPal and TIAA, is launching FinHealth US 2021, an accelerator program for early-stage startups in the United States contributing to the financial health and economic opportunity of everyday people and small business owners. Apply now!
Finance Forward Latin America 2021 - EN
Village Capital, with support from MetLife Foundation in Brazil and Mexico and Moody’s, is launching Finance Forward Latin America 2021, the third iteration of the investment-readiness program for early-stage financial health startups in Latin America. Meet the cohort companies.
Future of Food LatAm 2021 - EN
Future of Food LatAm is an investment readiness program for Latin American startups tackling the region’s most pressing challenges in the agritech and foodtech sectors, including: Increasing Access to Agricultural Finance and Infrastructure, Feeding a Growing Population, and Preventing Food Waste. Meet the cohort companies.
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator 2021
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator is an investment-readiness program for startups leveraging highly sensitive data to improve access to digital, financial and healthcare services. Sign up to mentor and check back soon to meet the cohort companies.
Village Capital, with the support of International Finance Corporation (IFC), launched an investment readiness program for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Turkey-based startups that are tackling the region’s most pressing sustainability challenges. Meet the cohort companies.
Kroger Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation Innovation Fund
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation Innovation Fund's investment-readiness program (in collaboration with Village Capital) is for U.S.-based startups working to prevent, recover and recycle food waste. Meet the cohort companies.
Future of Work Africa 2021
Village Capital, with the support of IFC, launched Future of Work Africa 2021 – an accelerator supporting and scaling startups across Sub-Saharan Africa that help young people find jobs, build careers, and prepare for the future of work. Meet the cohort companies.
Future of Work India 2021
Our investment readiness accelerator, Future of Work India 2021, aims to support startups addressing the following challenges: Challenges faced by Learners, Challenges faced by Conventional Education Providers, Challenges Faced by Jobseekers, and Challenges faced by Employers. Meet the cohort companies.
Finance Forward Southeast Asia 2021
Finance Forward is a global collaboration to support financial health innovation, led by Village Capital, MetLife Foundation, and PayPal. For our Finance Forward: South East Asia 2021 bootcamp, we aim to support startups addressing financial health challenges for informal workers, SMEs and more. Meet the cohort companies.
Redefining Criminal and Civil Justice Tech
Village Capital and the American Family Institute for Corporate and Social Impact are partnering on a project to investigate entrepreneurial solutions to challenges faced by individuals and families affected by the US justice system. Learn more.
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator 2020
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator is an investment-readiness program for startups leveraging highly sensitive data to improve access to digital, financial and healthcare services. Meet the companies in Cohorts 2 & 3.
Andean Region ShelterTech Accelerator - EN
Village Capital Latin America partnered with Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter to launch a startup accelerator program centered on safe and affordable housing. The Andean Region ShelterTech Accelerator will support entrepreneurs addressing an enormous ongoing problem in the region. Meet the cohort companies.
O-Farms: Making the Most of Food
O-farms is the first African SME accelerator completely focused on circular agribusiness. The initiative is supported by the IKEA Foundation to help scale circular agribusiness innovations in East Africa. We're working toward making circularity a mainstream approach for entrepreneurs in East African food systems by 2025. Learn more.
Building a Culturally Competent Healthcare System
Despite spending more on healthcare than any other country in the world, marginalized populations in the US face vastly inequitable health outcomes. Our accelerator with Johnson Impact Ventures will support innovations that are improving health equity. Meet the cohort companies.
Uganda Ecosystem Builders 2020
Catalyzing Health Innovations in Mexico 2020
Impulsando AgriTech y FoodTech en la Región Andina
Shaping the Future of Healthcare Work in the US
Finance Forward Europe 2020
The accelerator was a collaboration between Finance Forward Founding Partners Village Capital, MetLife Foundation, and PayPal, and Program Partners F6S and Impact Hub Berlin, supporting entrepreneurs building high-growth, scalable solutions to help low-income communities and/or small businesses build strong financial health outcomes. Meet the cohort companies.