Vodafone Institute F-LANE Acceleration Program for Female Empowerment 2019 (Up to 12,000 EUR)


DEADLINE: 7 June, 2019

Applications are open for the Vodafone Institute F-LANE Acceleration Program 2019. The F-LANE is a seven-week acceleration program for high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment.

F-LANE is Europe’s first accelerator with a focus on social ventures that utilize technology to empower women worldwide. The program is put into practise by the Vodafone Institute in cooperation with two amazing partners: the Impact Hub Berlin – offering a thrilling space and workplace in the coolest neighbourhood of the German capital –, and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie – the leading competence centre in the field of education for societal change.


Each of the five selected ventures benefits from

  • A living stipend of 12,000 EUR,
  • A tailored curriculum focusing among other topics on the business model, impact, tech, stakeholders and communicating your story,
  • Funding opportunities and network introduction to possible business partners,
  • Access to the corporate partner Vodafone Germany,
  • Connection to our impact and startup ecosystem
  • An experienced mentor and
  • Paid accommodation and all-day childcare.


  • Open to social ventures that utilize technology to empower women worldwide.

Selection Criteria

They are looking for ventures that

  • Provide a more-than-profit model: You are leveraging your for-profit business to create a positive impact.
  • Are aware of their impact: You are clear about your impact and how to depict or even measure it.
  • Can prove their concept: You have proven that both your models work.
  • Are scalable: You have the potential and ambition to impact millions of lives.
  • Are focused on female empowerment: You show clear commitment to diversity and equality in the impact you generate.
  • Use technology to implement their ideas.


Click here to apply

For More Information:

Visit the Official Website of F-LANE Acceleration Program