RESPOND 2021 Startup Accelerator Program

Deadline: 15 February 2021
Open to: entrepreneurs from around the world
Benefits: accelerator program free of charge


RESPOND mission is to promote and scale solutions to the most pressing social, environmental, and economic challenges of our time.  RESPOND works with entrepreneurs across the globe to accelerate sustainable business models, drive innovation, and empower responsible leadership. Applications for the RESPOND 2021 accelerator open on January 18.

RESPOND is a 5-month startup accelerator program based in Munich, Germany, that systematically advances how entrepreneurs lead, grow and scale sustainable businesses.

As a member of the RESPOND 2021 cohort, your journey will include the following elements:

  • coaching & mentorship;
  • responsible leadership;
  • international network;
  • visibility;
  • co-working;
  • no fees & full commitment.


Entrepreneurs with startup solutions that match the following criteria:

  • Sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Traction
  • Leadership


The accelerator program is free of charge.

How to apply?

Applications for the RESPOND 2021 cohort open on January 18 and close on February 15, 2021. After thoroughly evaluating all applications, finalists will be announced by end of April.

Please refer to the FAQs if you have questions about the program or your application.

For more information please visit the official website.