Scale X Design Cohorts

THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who attended this year's Scale X Design events in Atlanta, New York, and San Francisco!

Check out highlights from the event here: 

Cohort 4 Applications are now open!

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019

Meet Cohort 3

Cohort 3 of the Scale X Design Accelerator focused on innovations that helped deliver on our commitment to Women’s Economic Empowerment. Meet the teams! 

Revisit Past Cohorts

Take a look at the teams who participated in Cohorts 1, 2 and 3. Follow their story and see where they are now. 

2018 SxD Challenge Winners

Meet the Winners: Atlanta
 

$50,00 AUDIENCE VOTE WINNERS

A-CARD – CARE Bangladesh

Smallholder farmers are gaining access to loans to improve their livelihoods via a cash-less digital financial product with lower interest rates and long repayment periods.

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CIRCLES OF CHANGE - Egypt

Men and boys are turning into champions of ending gender based violence through a holistic approach and creative methods including art therapy.

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$100,00 JUDGES VOTE WINNERS

UPTAKEPRENEUR - West Bank/Gaza

Entrepreneurs are starting new businesses and turning barriers into opportunities, enabling economic growth in an environment of constant political instability and insecurity.

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NYELENI - Mali

Women are being empowered through equitable engagement in sustainable agriculture to create a nation of expert women farmers.

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Meet the Winners: Silicon Valley

$25,000 AUDIENCE VOTE WINNER

MAKING TREASURE FROM TRASH - Ghana

Women are creating biogas businesses by providing biogas for cooking and biofertilizer to fertilize their crops.

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$75,000 JUDGES VOTE WINNER

THE  COOPERATIVE FUND - Georgia

Farmers are gaining access to finance through revolving, repayable grants, to address systematic causes of poverty and the unequal division of resources and development.

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$50,000 CISCO VOTE WINNER 

(this gift sponsored by Cisco)

TEACHERS RESOURCE LABS - India

Women and Girls are reaching their full potential in STEM related careers through a lab model that builds teachers’ capacities in science, math, and language.

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