Agora announced that 30 startups graduated from the last accelerator program. Agora is an acceleration company with entrepreneurial vision in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Helping to Reach Global Goals
These startups are working to advance U.N. Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean. They have completed the last Agora accelerator program successfully. The graduates hail from 10 countries and include:
- AHA Bolivia: Ethical fashion company. It works with Bolivian artisans in support of SDG No. 8 (decent work and economic growth) and No. 12 (responsible consumption and production);
- Capta Hydro: Chilean water technology company. It is working to improve water distribution and agricultural water use in support of SDGs No. 2 (zero hunger) and No. 6 (clean water and sanitation);
- D’CADA: A Colombian beverage company. It produces organic beverages without sugar to support SDG No. 3 (good health and well-being) and No. 12 (responsible consumption and production).
Information about the full cohort is here.
Agora has helped to develop social entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2011. It supports startups that work to obtain an investment capital of up to $100K. Graduated companies from the program have a survival rate of 94% and collectively have raised $86 million.
Agora is modifying the format of its 2019 cohort to focus more on growth-stage ventures.