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Lessons From the 2021 Virtual Land Accelerator That Can Benefit Your Business [Video]

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When social entrepreneurs and social investors come together, there’s always lessons to be shared and tips for business growth.

On May 21, 2021, the Land Accelerator hosted its first ever virtual live pitch. The event features four alumni from the 2019 Land Accelerator Africa who pitched to a panel of three social investors. You can catch the whole video below. The pitching begins at minute 25:20, and each pitch is followed by real-time feedback.

The three panelists shared what makes certain businesses stand out to them. Sapna Shaw of Novastar Ventures mentioned the story of iProcureand the founder’s ability to pivot over time until discovering what works. Marije Schasfoort of DOEN Foundation shares her top seven rules to have your company stand out. Luni Libes, founder of Fledge, shared an inspirational story of an entrepreneur from Uganda who built two businesses in his community that now total in $500,000 in …