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  • Virtual - 3 Days
    August 10

    Accelerating the Accelerators 2021: Thriving Forward

    Accelerating the Accelerators 2021: Thriving Forward

    About this event

    Join purpose-first ESO leaders; accelerators, incubators, competitions, and fellowships from around the globe to learn, collaborate and create the next generation of thriving founders, organizations and support for innovation toward a better world in 2021 and beyond.

    DAY ONE (August 10th): THRIVING FOUNDERS – How do we best support the entrepreneurs who run the ventures doing the work on the ground? How do we help them thrive in all areas of personal/professional development?

    DAY TWO (August 11th): THRIVING ORGANIZATIONS – How do we best support the ESOs that are training and mentoring the founders? How do we ensure that these organizations are able to grow and scale sustainably?

    DAY THREE (August 12th): THRIVING ECOSYSTEMS – How do we ensure that we have a sustainable, accountable, and thriving ecosystem of support for all? How can we eliminate barriers and competition in the impact space of development?


    This event has scheduled times each day:

    August 10: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm PT

    August 11: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm PT

    August 12: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm PT

    Tickets are for all 3 Days , attendees will receive calendar invites for each day prior to the event.

  • Virtual - 2 Days
    August 10

    India: Chat for Impact Bootcamp

    Social Impact Organizations working in India are invited to register for the Chat for Impact Bootcamp

    Social impact organizations working in India are invited to register for the upcoming Chat for Impact Bootcamp, powered by WhatsApp in partnership with and hosted by

    Taking place on the 10th & 11th of August 2021, the Bootcamp is aimed at supporting the development and launch of WhatsApp as a messaging platform to advance the work being done by organizations in India, primarily in COVID-19 relief. Organizations working in other areas of social impact, including empowerment of women and communities, education, and health in general, are also invited to register.

    One hundred organizations that meet the criteria will attend the two-day Bootcamp, which includes online sessions, pre-event work, and a follow-up session. Registration can be done online by visiting Registration closes at midnight (GMT) on 25 July 2021.

    The Chat for Impact Bootcamp is a follow-on from the recent Chat for Impact Summit powered by WhatsApp which saw 30 organizations participating in two days of training to advance their goals of addressing societal issues using WhatsApp as a communication tool. The Summit featured keynote speakers Alicia Garza, Principal at Black Futures Lab, author of The Purpose of Power and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter (America’s Summit) and Nadia Murad, human rights activist and co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize (EMEA/APAC Summit).

    The Chat for India Impact Bootcamp is aimed at supporting and accelerating the work that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are doing to provide vulnerable, disempowered and minority communities with easy and secure access to vital information and support via WhatsApp.

    “During the Chat for Impact Summit last month, we identified a need for a bootcamp to support organizations in India working in COVID-19 relief and other areas impacted by the pandemic, including women’s empowerment and rights, legal rights and education.  Organizations that are ready and strategically focused to build and drive a successful WhatsApp API should register,” says Simon de Haan, Co-Founder of

    “Technology has been the most critical instrument in helping India win against Covid-19. As an easy and accessible platform, WhatsApp has been a preferred medium for several government institutions, municipal corporations, civic actors and volunteer groups to take Covid-19 relief efforts and information to people at scale. We feel honoured to have had the opportunity to work alongside some of these organisations to develop innovative and effective solutions for various communities in India. Through the Bootcamp, we look forward to supporting more such solutions and working with social impact organisations to continue contributing meaningfully, “ said Abhijit Bose, Head of WhatsApp India.

    “As, our product was instrumental in allowing us to harness the power of WhatsApp to help INGOs and Governments in many countries to deliver vital information and services to citizens around COVID-19. However, addressing a global pandemic requires radical collaboration, sharing of knowledge and empowerment of local organisations who can deliver grassroots services. The Chat for Impact Bootcamp in India has the power to do this in one of the countries hardest hit during this time and we are excited about this opportunity to share and collaborate for global change – Debbie Rogers, Managing Director,

    Although having used WhatsApp previously or having a messaging service already running is not a prerequisite for organizations registering for the Bootcamp, those with a clear and suitable use-case for WhatsApp will be given preference.

    For further information on the Chat for Impact Bootcamp – India or to register please visit

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