The MAN Impact Accelerator Program 2018 for Social Entrepreneurs (Fully Funded)

The MAN Impact Accelerator brings social entrepreneurs from Europe, South Africa and India together to tackle social and environmental challenges through innovative solutions in the transport and logistics space. Join us on a journey from Munich to Wolfsburg via Mumbai and Cape Town to San Francisco.


The MAN Impact Accelerator kicks off at the Global Social Business Summit in Wolfsburg in November 2018. The curriculum that follows will take you to cities like Munich, Mumbai, Cape Town and San Francisco. The official closing ceremony in Munich in June 2019 will mark the end of the program.

23 September 2018

Application Deadline

Last chance to get your application sent!

04 – 09 November 2018

1st Program Week in Munich & Global Social Business Summit in Wolfsburg (Germany)

Start the program off with amazing mentors around purpose, team building and industry expertise. Meet executives from MAN Truck & Bus and Yunus Social Business (incl. Prof. Yunus) as well as the global social business community.

21 – 23 January 2019

2nd Program Week in Mumbai (India)

Learn from experienced mentors in the fields of Product Development and Growth Marketing. Get to know key stakeholders and partners in the Mumbai ecosystem.

04 – 07 March 2019

3rd Program Week in Cape Town (South Africa)

Meet mentors who will help you integrate social or environmental impact into your business model and HR experts who can help you build a more resilient business. Visit exciting stakeholders in Africa’s most vibrant startup ecosystem.

29 April – 01 May 2019

4th Program Week in San Francisco (USA)

Get a sip of the Silicon Valley’s spirit and ambition to understand how you can scale your business beyond national borders. Meet tech mentors to learn about the latest technology and talk to investors who have backed the world’s leading social businesses.

17 – 20 June 2019

Final Program Week in Munich (Germany)

Learn more about how to persuasively present your business and visit Munich’s most exciting places for startup entrepreneurs. Put your newly acquired skills into action when meeting impact investors over dinner and presenting your progress at our final Closing Ceremony.

How to Apply:

Kindly visit the link below to apply

Click here to apply for the MAN Impact Accelerator Program 2018 for Social Entrepreneurs

Application Deadline: September 23rd 2018

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Utibe Etim is a social entrepreneur, a business developer, and an IT expert. He is committed to solving some of the biggest problems in entrepreneurship eco-system by supporting young entrepreneurs in identifying opportunities and resources to help them plan, start and grow their businesses. He is the founder of, a platform that focuses on promoting entrepreneurship as a viable career option and a solution to unemployment for young Nigerians and Africans which in turn create wealth and economic development. Utibe Etim develops business plans, feasibility studies, website development, social media marketing just to mention a few. He writes unique and inspiring articles and share tips on business and technology. You can connect with him on Facebook personal profile or Facebook Business page or Twitter: @Twitter or Phone: 07031542324 or or contact me on info(at) or utibeman(@)

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