Village Capital

Greentech LatAm 2024

An emerging markets initiative to run parallel investment-readiness accelerator programs supporting sustainable innovations.

The Latin American program will address and overcome key challenges entrepreneurs encounter due to regional disparities.

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About the program

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Greentech 2024: The Future of Sustainability, is an investment-readiness accelerator program that will support startups with innovative solutions to accelerate sustainable development. 

The Latin American program will address and overcome key challenges entrepreneurs encounter due to regional disparities. It will focus on diverse-led startups addressing underestimated communities in Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay. 

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Eligibility requirements include:

  • Have legal incorporation as a for profit entity in Latin America, with operations in at least one of the following countries: Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Peru, Bolivia, or Panama.

  • Have a market-based solution that tackles sustainability challenges in Latin America.

  • Have at least one full-time founder based in Latin America.

  • Be in compliance with local fiscal and business law.

  • Have a minimum viable product (MVP), and raised less than USD 1M in equity.

  • Have meaningful customer or business validation (not limited to revenue, it can also be successful pilot studies, number of users, and/or strategic partnerships).

Who Should Apply

Types of startups we are recruiting:

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Cleantech and Climate Tech

These are solutions leveraging technology to address climate change, reduce environmental damage, or improve the environmental quality of polluted natural resources.

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Agtech and Food Security

This includes companies using technology to address healthy nutrition, improve efficiency, increase yields, reduce costs, and boost sustainability in agriculture and agricultural practices.

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Circular and Regenerative Economy

Companies innovating using technology to minimize waste, pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions through sustainable use of natural resources.

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Natural Resource Management

Companies leveraging technology for sustainable and responsible management of land, water, air, and wildlife. We’ll also focus on creative solutions addressing challenges around degraded land, deforestation, loss of habitat, loss of biodiversity, displacement, and endangerment of species.


Water, Sanitation, and Health

These are tech-based companies creating solutions to improve access to clean water, sanitation, hygiene, good health, and well-being.

What you’ll get

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Ability to meet with and receive mentorship from prominent investors, potential strategic partners, customers, and other founders.

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Financial analysis

Access to an investment analyst who will coach you one-on-one on building a financial model, identifying unit economics, and using financial metrics to drive both business and investor diligence.

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Media exposure

Exposure to Village Capital’s program website and other communications collateral.

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Access to a diverse and inclusive network of mentors and founders.

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Continued learning

Access to live and asynchronous sessions tailored to a virtual learning environment to help their companies identify early milestones and prepare for their next round of capital (if relevant) or big expansion.



Startups will also be able to participate in a virtual investor forum and mock board meetings with representatives from financial institutions, corporates, experienced entrepreneurs, and relevant  investors with a view to providing support towards scaling.

Advisory Board

Olivia Valdes
Olivia Valdes
Venture Partner, Fen Ventures
Javier Olave
Javier Olave
CMO & Founder, Done Properly
Claudio Garcia Salgó
Claudio Garcia Salgó
Founder, AGreenVesting
Alicia Ferrer
Alicia Ferrer
Principal Investment Officer, IFC
Rafael Campos
Rafael Campos
Partner & Venture Capital Director, Vox Capital
Agostina Martino
Agostina Martino
Scouting y análisis de proyectos,
Gabriel Florensa
Gabriel Florensa
Founder & Managing Partner, Meet Capital
Gabriela Vera
Gabriela Vera
Founder & Managing Partner, QAPU Ventures

Learn more about mentoring with Village Capital.

Learn more about our Greentech accelerators around the world.

Want to learn more about our Greentech programs in partnership with Moody's around the world? Visit the program pages for Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Program Timeline

March 4, 2024

Applications open

May 10, 2024

Applications close

July, 2024

Cohort selection

August 5-9, 2024

Online workshop 1

August 26-30, 2024

Online workshop 2

September 16-20, 2024

Online workshop 3

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the main goal of the program?


2. Are we required to travel?


3. Do you take equity for participating in the program?