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Collaborating For A Better World

Our brighter future starts today by collaborating with a community of visionaries to help build it. To help us reach our 2025 Sustainability Goals, the 100+ Accelerator will host and provide funding to start-ups to solve challenges designed to create a more sustainable world for all. Together with our global partners, we will create solutions for some of the most pressing environmental and social challenges of our time.

Deadlines

2019 Applications are now closed. Please check back for the 2020 application process and dates in May 2019.

Better World Awards
February 27, Leuven Belgium
On February 27th six companies from the 2019 cohort will participate in the inaugural Better World Awards hosted by AB InBev.
2020 Call for Applications
Late Spring 2019
2019 Global Demo Day
TBD: Fall 2019

Program Outline

  • Program kick-off in person with AB InBev and the entire cohort at one of AB InBev’s headquarters
  • 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 (view our current mentor list here)
  • 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

2025 GOALS

Our 2025 Sustainability Goals aim to deliver measurable results that positively impact communities and protect our natural resources so that future generations can thrive.

Climate Action

100% of our purchased electricity will be from renewable sources and we will reduce our CO2 emissions across our value chain by 25%.

Circular Packaging

100% of our products will be in packaging that is returnable or made from majority-recycled content.

Smart Agriculture

100% of our direct farmers will be skilled, connected and financially-empowered.

Water Stewardship

100% of our communities in high stress areas will have measurably improved water availability and quality.

2018/2019 Challenge Areas

Each challenge explains how it is relates to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and also define the requirements for a given project.

Our Inaugural Cohort

After a kick off at AB InBev’s North American HQ in October, twenty-one companies launched worldwide. The majority of these companies are between the seed and Series A stage however the cohort spans from Pre-Seed to Post Series B making the program and cohort truly unique. In addition, cohort companies have also identified organic collaboration opportunities together toward Global Sustainability.

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Earthly Labs

Creates accessible carbon capture technology to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Carbon Action
North America
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Rise

Converts spent grain into nutrient-rich, usable, flour.

Waste to Wellbeing
Africa
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BanQu

A blockchain-as-a-service supply chain platform for empowering smallholder farmers.

Farm X

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Partners

100+ is made possible thanks to our partners, who provide invaluable expertise and resources.