INCLUSIVE BEAUTY ACCELERATOR
Selected participants will receive a $10,000 non-dilutive grant and learn from Beauty and Personal Care Executives. At the end of the program participants will have the opportunity to showcase their products to CPG investors and BASF extended network.
Meet the founders and check out the brands from our inaugural cohort.
This program, run in partnership with BASF Care Creations, one of the largest ingredient suppliers and innovators in the global personal care industry, provides a learning platform for the next generation of leaders and scientists in the beauty industry who are committed to creating innovative, inclusive products.
Alongside BASF and business experts, participants will have the opportunity to refine and scale their approach to bringing to market future-focused beauty products that serve the diverse needs of consumers of today and tomorrow.
Inclusive Conscious Entrepreneurs building products that push boundaries and provide new opportunities to expand inclusion in the Beauty and Personal Care space. Categories of interest include:
Hair, skin, and sun care products as well as cosmetics shifting the focus from “normal” to celebrating diversity – whether it's diverse skin tones, hair texture, gender, age, body shape or ability.
Physical products amplifying emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Products leveraging novel ingredients or technology to help customers achieve a sense of wellness and balance.
Digital tools offering personalized engagement within the personal care space and those providing
new opportunities to expand inclusion in Personal Care.
MEET THE FOUNDERS FROM COHORT 1
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,700 employees in North America and had sales of $25.9 billion in 2021. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com/us. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.