We invest in and accelerate tech start-ups with a positive impact on the world.

If you are an impact driven startup looking for funding, apply to one of our programs below!

Katapult Africa Accelerator

The world’s growing population increases demand for food and the environmental footprint from agriculture. New technologies have the potential to revolutionize our food systems and mitigate climate risks.

Innovative startups from Africa need help to take the leap and create long lasting impact. Our accelerator program is designed to help them with growth, investor readiness, and impact management. It combines 90 days of intense workshops, network & learning sessions with $150,000-500,000 investments.

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Katapult Ocean Accelerator

Our award-winning accelerator program combines 90 days of workshops, networking & learning sessions — run by world leading mentors & partners — with €150,000-€500,000 investments, unlocking our Deep Blue Fund’s capacity for €1,500,000-€4,000,000 follow-on investments in subsequent Series A, B+ rounds. Founders join us virtually from all over the world, and we invest in ocean startups working within food & water, transport, energy, circular resources and new frontiers. Our program is designed to leverage the Norwegian ocean industrial hub and guide all founders through complex entrepreneurial issues, add structure to your impact quantification, and help you plan and raise your future capital requirements.

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Previous accelerators

We have previously run 13 accelerator programs, which consist of 10 flagship programs and 3 corporate programs.

Testimonial: BioEsol

“Katapult has been a game changer for the BioEsol team; it has given us the tools, shared knowledge, and an impressive network of mentors and investors, which without a doubt, has strengthened all our efforts to achieve our goals”

Alejandra Alfaro
Co-founder & CMO, BioEsol (Climate Cohort, 2022)

Accelerator Team

Accelerator Content Partners

Content Partners

Strategy Tools, OwnersRoom and Teamtailor content partners in our accelerator program, delivering video content and live sessions to our startups.