11 Feb 2021
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Exclusive kick-off briefing 100+ Accelerator

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Thursday 11 February 2021


Online zoom meeting

Leuven MindGate & AB InBev


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Increase your chances to win a ticket for the international AB InBev Accelerator Program, by attending the exclusive briefing for starters and innovators of the Leuven MindGate region.

Through the 100+ Accelerator, AB InBev is looking for partners, start-ups or SME's, who can deliver breakthrough advancements in water stewardship, farmer productivity, product upcycling, responsible sourcing, green logistics and more.

To help AB InBev's 2025 Sustainability Goals, the 100+ Accelerator program will host and provide funding to start-ups to solve challenges designed to create a more sustainable world for all. Together with Leuven MindGate, an exclusive kick-off briefing will be given.

Ten challenges were developed with input from AB InBev colleagues and third party experts around the world. Successful applicants will receive mentorship, funding and access to new networks. The program will culminate in a Global Demo Day in Leuven, Belgium where startups have the opportunity to pitch for further funding from 100+ as well as from external investors.

Kick-off briefing:

16h - 16h10 : Introduction by Leuven MindGate

16h10 - 16h20 : Presentation of the initiative by Maisie Devine (100+ Accelerator Director)

16h20 - 16h30 : Tips & tricks by Maisie Devine (100+ Accelerator Director)

16h30 - 17h : Testimonials by earlier winners (Bram van Schijndel, CEO van Pure Value)

100+ Accelerator Outline

  • Program kick-off in person (COVID-19 restrictions permitting) with AB InBev and the entire cohort at one of AB InBev's headquarters. An online alternative will be available for those that are unable to attend.
  • 6-months of remote programming structured to accelerate the collaboration and growth of cohort companies in addition to a pilot/partnership with AB InBev.
  • Global team champion dedicated to the success of your company with AB InBev located within your global zone.
  • Access to a mentor network including NGOs, venture capitalists, successful entrepreneurs as well as our own AB InBev experts and executives.
  • Up to $100k toward pilot execution upon selection
  • Opportunity for follow-on investment from AB InBev and its partners
  • Expense paid participation in a Global Demo Day for your cohort (if held in-person)
  • We aim to kick off cohort 3 in May 2021.