GCIP Ukraine Business Academy for semi-finalists of the 5th wave of Acceleration has started

On October 11, 2022, training at the GCIP Ukraine business academy began for 12 semi-finalist projects of the fifth wave of Acceleration.

The training program consists of three online modules and will last until October 28.


The first module focuses on learning the basics of business, defining business models and business elements, presenting best international business practices and attracting investment.


By participating in the business academy of GCIP Ukraine, representatives of startup projects will be able to get a holistic and systemic vision of all aspects of business, an understanding of modern approaches to building a business strategy, attracting investments, managing human resources, marketing and finance.

During training, a mentor is selected for each team – an expert in one or another field of entrepreneurship, who will provide a professional assessment of the development and tell how to turn it into a successful business.



A key component of the GCIP Ukraine is the annual competition-based Accelerator, which aimes to give the impetus for most promising innovators and entrepreneurs across a country. Leading international and Ukrainian experts (together with government, business and civil society) will work on developing cleantech ideas and start-ups.


Benefits of participating in the Acceleration Program?

  • Financial support from the UNIDO / GEF Project 
  • Coaching on the latest techniques of business management and communication from international and national experts
  • Mentoring program from international and national experts
  • Business contacts with key industry professionals
  • Opportunity to present your startups to investors 
  • Support in finding partners and financial resources to implement ideas