We Make Change Joins Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator to Drive Global Impact

Accelerator programme will help scale platform enabling individuals and companies to create global change
LONDON - Sept. 19, 2023 - PRLog -- We Make Change, a leading impact platform connecting remote volunteers with impact startups, is thrilled to announce its selection for the prestigious Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator. This marks a significant milestone in We Make Change's journey to enabling anyone, anywhere to make change anytime.

We Make Change connects individual and corporate volunteers to impact entrepreneurs who need professional skills to supercharge their startups supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. As the platform promotes remote, skills-based volunteering, people are able to support the causes they care about, wherever they are in the world.

Since launching their platform in 2020, We Make Change has built a global community of over 30,000 volunteers (known as ChangeMakers) who supercharge more than 1,000 impact startups across the world. Their Change Day online volunteering events have enabled hundreds of employees from companies like Kimberly-Clark, PA Consulting and CSG to support startups aligned with their companies' sustainability objectives.

To date, We Make Change has enabled volunteers to deliver over Ā£3 million worth of value to impact startups globally. Participation in the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator will significantly advance this mission, providing We Make Change with invaluable resources, mentorship, and access to a global network of experts.


Techstars is a globally recognized accelerator network and one of the largest pre-seed investors in the world, having invested in more than 3,700 early-stage startups. The Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator supports early-stage, high-growth startups that address the world's most pressing challenges. During the intensive three-month accelerator program, We Make Change aims to refine its business model and develop strategies to scale its impact.

"We are the first generation that can end extreme poverty and the last that can address climate change," said James Sancto, Co-Founder and CEO of We Make Change. "With the world facing so many challenges, change can't wait. That is why we are thrilled to be selected for the Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator. Participating in the programme will accelerate our efforts connecting individuals, startups and companies across the world to achieve the UN SDGs by 2030."

Next steps

The Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator kicked off in September 2023. We Make Change is excited to scale up the support delivered to impact startups and provide more opportunities for individuals and companies to make a significant mark in addressing global challenges.

To learn more about We Make Change, visit: https://www.wemakechange.org/

To learn more about Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator, visit: https://www.techstars.com/accelerators/paris

Rachel Maguire, Head of Communications, We Make Change
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