Digital Marketing Internship with C5 Accelerate London

By |2019-04-02T09:10:37+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Spring 2019 Internship - Digital Marketing C5 Accelerate - London Compensation: Dependent on experience Work Schedule: 16 hours per week Application Deadline: 5 April 2019 Location: C5 Accelerate, Mayfair, London How to Apply: To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package to lisa.fry@c5capital.com consisting of: Cover letter CV Examples of digital [...]

Job Opening: Executive Director, Washington, DC

By |2019-03-14T17:14:37+00:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Executive Director, C5 Accelerate, Washington, DC, USA Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer Job Description The Executive Director (“ED”), along with the relevant core team, is tasked with the success of C5 Accelerate’s Washington DC-based accelerator programs. This opportunity affords high visibility and responsibility as the Executive Director leads the core team, supports early-stage companies through [...]

Q&As with judges: Derek Maltz

By |2019-03-08T20:39:42+00:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Q&A with Derek Maltz, Executive Director at Pen Link Derek Maltz is the former Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Special Operations Division (SOD) of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Questions: What are the most striking technological developments in the law enforcement sector that you have witnessed during your career? During my career as [...]

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2018 Shield in the Cloud Winners– Case Study Series

By |2019-02-27T17:29:42+00:00February 27th, 2019|C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Ushahidi – building technology to help marginalised people raise their voice and get the help they need Ushahidi – “testimony” or “witness” in Swahili – was founded in Kenya in 2008, in response to the violence that broke out following the election. Millions of Kenyans had no way of knowing what was happening where, or [...]

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Q&A with Kurt Scherer – Chief of Staff, C5 Capital

By |2019-02-21T16:05:01+00:00February 21st, 2019|Blog, C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Kurt Scherer joined C5 Capital in September as part of the firm’s leadership focused on all operational aspects of the C5 family.  Previously, Kurt served as the Director of Booz Allen’s DC Innovation Centre and its national innovation hub network where he led Booz Allen teams, alliance partners, entrepreneurs, and other members of a broad innovation [...]

By |2019-04-03T11:01:06+00:00February 20th, 2019|C5 Accelerate|

London —C5 Accelerate, a London, Washington and Bahrain based technology investment firm, will be hosting its first Impact Investing Summit on 7 May 2019 at Bird & Bird LLP. The one-day Summit will bring together impact investors, innovators, thought-leaders and entrepreneurs from the public and private sector driven by a common purpose to achieve sustainable [...]

C5 Founder’s Blog Post on Why Launch a Global Anti-corruption Innovation Challenge

By |2019-02-19T22:24:05+00:00February 19th, 2019|Blog, C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

As part of my earlier career I, Andre Pienaar, worked with intrepid African leaders like Mandela, Mbeki, Kuofor and Kibaki who were determined to combat corruption for the health of their countries’ democracies. In South Africa the capacity building work I coordinated early on in South Africa’s new democracy from 1996-1999 led to the formation [...]

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ProZorro.Sale – eradicating corruption in Ukraine’s public asset sales and leases

By |2019-02-08T21:01:43+00:00February 8th, 2019|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

2018 Shield in the Cloud Winners – case study series ProZorro.Sale - eradicating corruption in Ukraine’s public asset sales and leases ProZorro.Sale is a Ukrainian e-auction system designed to eradicate corruption in public asset sales and leases in Ukraine. In 2018 it was awarded the Shield in the Cloud Award for the World’s Best Anti-Corruption [...]