Accelerate2030 meets Geneva: Unlocking Financing for the Missing Middle

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – Wednesday, October 5, 2022
16:00 – 17:30
Centre International de Conférences Genève - Room C

Accelerate2030 entrepreneurs from developing and emerging markets engage with the Geneva ecosystem to showcase their innovative and regenerative solutions for the SDGs. Through conversations with investors and development sector leaders, we confront the financial gap, and discuss innovative and tech-enabled solutions that could change the status quo.


Christian Frutiger

Ambassador, Assistant Director General, Head of Global Cooperation Department - Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Ambassador Christian Frutiger is Assistant Director General at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). He is responsible for five global programmes in the areas of climate change, water, migration, health, and food security, as well as for the financial and strategic engagement with Switzerland’s priority multilateral organisations.

Sahba Sobhani

Director, Instanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development, UNDP

Sahba Sobhani brings 19 years of experience in the private sector in Silicon Valley, Singapore and UNDP including as the technical lead for the recently endorsed UNDP private sector strategy.

Morgane Loisel

Advisory & Partnerships, iGravity

Ljupka Mitrinovska

Co-founder & Global Program Lead, Accelerate2030

Mauricio Schneider

Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Solubio

Maurício Schneider is an Endeavor Entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in operations & strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship in more than 60 countries. He works in the agribusiness industry, investing in Agtechs as an angel investor and as board member and consultant.

Arun Prabhu Stanley

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Landcent

Arun's personal mission is advancing health equity in the developing world, through eliminating diseases and poverty. He engages with WHO, UN agencies and donors, leading Landcent's product development and distribution initiatives. He scaled Landcent from a research company to one of the most significant vector control companies in the world.

Eduardo Ospina Serrano

Co-founder and CEO, Unergy


Trishala Suresh

Impact Assessment Lead, Cardashift

Trishala Suresh is Impact Assessment Lead at Cardashift and Head of Impact at SmartChain, a Web3 consultancy firm. She started her career in financial inclusion at AXA followed by the UNWFP. She found her footing in the Web3 space and runs a research lab focused on exploring blockchain for good.

Florian Kemmerich

Chief Executive Officer - Bamboo Capital

Florian Kemmerich is Managing Partner at Bamboo Capital Partners, entrepreneur and impact investor, holding a BBA and Master of Science in Marketing. His personal leitmotif is “Impact Lives, Share Profits.” His background includes success in leading business transformation and raising hundreds of millions of dollars in capital for funds and companies. In particular, Mr. Kemmerich is passionate about tech innovation, impact investment and effective personal development methodologies to create high-performance teams. As founder of a CME foundation he has been supporting NGOs, advocacy and programs in some of the world’s most remote locations. Moreover, he is fluent in German, English, Spanish, French, Italian.

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