The name of the 20 startups who are going to participate in Raise for Impactthe Social Nest Foundation program, which prepares entrepreneurs to receive their first external financing.
Through this program, selected entrepreneurs will be able to access training, professional support and connections with top-tier investors in Europe and Latin America.
These 20 startups have been chosen from more than 70 projects for their business model, their current and potential social and environmental impact, and for the team behind the project. All candidates had to have traction in the market, international growth plans and operate in areas of social impact, such as climate change, land and water protection, energy and infrastructure, regenerative agriculture, inclusive and sustainable tourism, etc.
Of all those selected, seven are of Spanish origin and 13 come from Latin America, especially Peru, with three projects. The startups that will be part of this third edition of ‘Raise for Impact’ are:
- annie– enhance your abilities (Caecus Lab): since Argentina and with inclusion as a flag, Anny is geared towards providing services to people with visual disabilities and their relatives, seeking to make tools available to everyone at a much lower cost.
- Closty Brand: a home clothing brand Spanish conscious and sustainable.
- Code in my school: this startup peruvian has designed a training program from school so that children and teachers can learn Computer Science, develop computational thinking and create their own technological projects.
- ecodicta: a business model of Spanish origin that is based on extending the life of clothing through exchange and rental, thus reducing production and pollution levels.
- EducALL: since ColombiaEducALL is responsible for facilitating Internet access for populations with access difficulties, converting low-end devices into others capable of accessing information.
- Gaia Green Tech: originally Spanishthis startup provides a bidirectional battery charge for electric vehicles, that is, that energy can be reused by passing it from the source to the vehicle and vice versa.
- Hydroponics: This Peruvian startup offers a sustainable farming model that does not use land in order to save as much water as possible.
- Lullaai: is a Spanish application that offers a monitoring service on the quality of sleep of people who have recently become parents to take care of their mental health.
- Munay: originally Bolivianis a platform aimed at women that seeks to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem with a gender perspective, responding to the needs of female entrepreneurs who lack the resources to have sustainable businesses.
- ogly Foods: This Colombian platform offers a second life to the tons of food that is thrown away every day, with the aim of reusing it and reducing mass production.
- Pachamama: Also of Peruvian origin, this startup empowers rural communities to promote the care and sustainable development of their forests.
- ParaOil: startup Brazilian that adds value to the forest, through the use of seeds harvested by small farmers in the Amazon, transforming this raw material into natural oils for application in the cosmetic and food industries.
- multi-studies: it is a platform Ecuadorian that works creating virtual professional skills so that Latin American women have access to quality higher education.
- Proteus Innovation: This Spanish startup has launched Nautic, a marine drone designed to carry out rescues in the water, which is also made of plastic.astico PE, from which all defective or deteriorated parts will be recycled.
- Sense Grass: originally Chileanseeks to return to traditional fertilizer production methods, with the aim of achieving a product that is just as profitable, but much more sustainable and that provides higher quality.
- Serigraphy of the gringa: originally Guatemalanthis startup offers a second chance to ex-prisoners, offering them a decent job and the possibility of adequate reintegration.
- Singularity experts: is a platform of Spanish nationality that offers academic orientation programs for all those profiles of students or workers who do not know what they want to do.
- Strategies4climate: It is a technological tool Colombian origin and German residence, that addresses social and environmental challenges, facilitating the identification of impact investments that contribute directly to the Sustainable Development Goals to eradicate poverty and inequalities, protect the planet and ensure sustainable development.
- U4Impact: from Spain, it connects companies and students from 30 universities to jointly develop sustainability, innovation and social impact projects through their final projects (TFG/M).
- Warmi: is a project of Ecuadorian origin that seeks to redefine female well-being and promote empowerment to help reduce violence and gender inequality, granting different types of aid to women.