Announcing the FINALISTS for the 2018
Toilet Accelerator Programme!We are delighted to announce our selected FINALISTS for the 2018 Toilet Accelerator Programme!
Congratulations to all!
Following extensive review of the shortlisted applications, the Selection Committee has chosen this group of very exciting businesses which will advance to the next round for final selection. Each of these businesses uniquely contributes to building a robust ecosystem of much needed business solutions.
Blue Water Company
Final selection of the 2018 Toilet Accelerator will be announced on World Toilet Day November 19, 2017 – Watch this space!
We are very pleased to acknowledge the growing interest and commitment of entrepreneurs to this exciting new sector, addressing market gaps where people are the most in need of smart, sustainable, accessible sanitation and associated services. We thank all of those that have applied, and encourage you to continue to engage with us as a Global Business Platform dedicated to Accelerating the Sanitation Economy – Please stay in touch!
Criteria for the Toilet Board Coalition’s Toilet Accelerator Programme:
- Sanitation business model for low-income markets in the areas of toilet product & service innovation, circular economy sanitation waste management, digital applications for sanitation
- Business solution contributes to SDG6 – Delivers improved sanitation to those currently without; removes human waste or “toilet resources” from communities; contributes to behaviour change goals for ODF, ODF+
- Businesses have achieved proof of concept, are operational with sales, and in the growth stage
- Vision for profitability, scalability and/or replicability
The Toilet Board Coalition’s Accelerator Programme uniquely selects its finalists by matching business interest and specific expertise of the mentors with the business needs and goals of the Accelerator candidate. We seek to build partnerships to win between large and small businesses with the joint goal to accelerate business solutions for sanitation for all. As these needs are continually evolving we strongly encourage businesses to re-apply.