The incoming class for Agora Partnerships’ accelerator program includes 31 companies from 12 countries in Latin America and Caribbean, including one from Haiti.
Major themes include urban innovation, health access, ethical fashion, water and sanitation, clean tech, education for all and sustainable food and agriculture.
This year Agora is adding training around the UN Sustainable Development Goals to help companies measure their impactagainst the global goals.
Since 2011, Agora has supported 125 companies that have raised $52 million and created 5000 jobs. Nine out of 10 are still in business.
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