Applications open for second edition of Tommy Hilfiger’s accelerator program

Marjorie van Elven / Mar 21, 2019 / FashionUnited

Startups looking to promote inclusivity in fashion are invited to applyfor the second edition of the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion FrontierChallenge, the global program helping these small fashion enterprisesto scale-up their businesses. Two winners will receive 150,000 euros and ayear-long mentorship with experts from Tommy Hilfiger and Insead BusinessSchool. An additional 10,000 euros will be awarded to the finalist who winsthe “audience favorite vote”.

Interested business owners have until May 12 to submit project proposalsfocusing on inclusive fashion via Tommy Hilfiger’s website. Applicants willbe narrowed down to six finalists who will be invited to develop theirprojects further with a team of experts at the Campus of the Future inAmsterdam, Netherlands, and then pitch the finalized concepts at a finalevent set to take place in early 2020.

“Through the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge we continue tomentor and support social entrepreneurs who are putting their heart andsoul into addressing issues they strongly believe in. This celebrates theentrepreneurial spirit and determined optimism at the heart of our brandDNA”, said Tommy Hilfiger in a statement.

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