We are at a critical time in our history. Climate change is having severe effects on our planet and people. Our economic systems are rewarding profit while disregarding sustainability and wellbeing. Social, economic, and environmental challenges are growing at a speed not seen before.
We believe that startups and entrepreneurs have the agility, creativity, and innovative energy to tackle the most pressing global challenges.
RESPOND is a BMW Foundation accelerator program operated by UnternehmerTUM. It is the first accelerator program that supports responsible leadership and thereby helps scale sustainable business models for a better future. The program supports founders who use entrepreneurial approaches to work towards a peaceful, just, and sustainable future in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda.
The foundation is seeking more applicants from the MENA region and the African continent