The application deadline for the 2022 Amazon Impact Accelerator (AMAZ) business contest is May 16. Impact businesses that operate in the Amazon, generating positive impacts for the forest and local people, may be picked for acceleration and to receive a capital injection of up to R$600,000. This is AMAZ’s second contest. The first was in 2021 and 156 businesses took part.
Fundo Vale is one of the founding organizations of AMAZ, whose goal is to invest in 30 positive impact startups in the next five years and conserve 5 million hectares of the Amazon Rainforest.