Mexico City Social Innovation Bootcamp
Solve a local problem in Mexico City
Join our next cohort accelerating innovation towards the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals by solving a social, health or environmental problem in Mexico City. Learn to apply a proven social entrepreneurship framework alongside a cohort of innovators. Receive 1-1 mentorship to design your solution and pitch, and receive initial investor feedback.
Teams that validate interest for their solution will be eligible to receive an investment offer from our partner fund.
Apply MIT's "Disciplined Entrepreneurship", Google Venture's "Sprint", HubSpot's "Flywheel" and "Theory of Change" frameworks to design and test your solution.
Expert Mentors from BonBillo provide guidance to design your solution and pitch. Learn from successful local entrepreneurs and corporate innovation leaders.
Co-Working Space and
Work alongside local entrepreneurs in a vibrant environment with office space and amenities at Impact Hub Mexico. Accommodation with single rooms and an attached bathroom is included at Hotel MX Roma, a 10 minute walk from Impact Hub.
Understand and appreciate Mexico through a tour of the city, an excursion to the pyramids and visits to local startups and innovation hubs.
Local challenges, a proven entrepreneurship framework and mentorship to design and test your solution
We provide key elements social entrepreneurs need to solve a problem: Local context and challenges, a proven framework for rapidly designing and testing a solution, access to top advisors and industry experts, an accomplished peer group, a vibrant workspace, hotel accommodation and local excursions.
Participants arrive and check in to their hotel.
Welcome dinner in the city.
Program orientation and introduction.
Mexico city tour with lunch.
Apply “Disciplined Entrepreneurship” and “Sprint” frameworks to Select a Problem and Identify your Target Customer.
Visit a local startup during the afternoon.
Apply “Sprint” to design and test your solutions with customers and “Disciplined Entrepreneurship” to define your value proposition, core and competitive positioning.
Design your go-to-market and customer acquisition strategy and Business Model.
Visit to innovation hubs to meet with local startups and the innovation community.
Develop your Theory of Change with clear impact metrics to communicate your social impact with all stakeholders.
Design your pitch to the local innovation community.
Pitch your solution to the local innovation community in Mexico City
All day excursion to the pyramids.
Participants check out and depart.
What participants say?
Software Engineer, ParkUpp
Luntu Ayabulela Quntana,
Founder, Car Park
I really liked how they pushed me towards the right direction about the problem we are trying to solve. I also got a chance to learn a lot about my country's history and I also experienced the beauty of South Africa.
International participants: $1,750 including accommodation.
Local participants: $1,200 excluding accommodation.
Who is the program for?
Entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and innovators interested in solving Mexico’s problems, expanding into Mexico and building a team in Mexico.
University students interested in exploring a social impact startup focused on Mexico.
Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Join a global community of social entrepreneurs in a 3-month online bootcamp to launch your startup. Apply a proven entrepreneurship curriculum, receive expert mentorship and get partner benefits of $50K. Pitch your startup to the innovation community on Demo Day.
Learn to apply a proven entrepreneurship curriculum to help solve a social, health or environmental problem in Mexico City with a group of accomplished peers.
Now accepting applications.
$1,750 with accommodation
$1,200 without accommodation