Online Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Launch your social impact startup in 8 weeks
Launch or join a startup contributing towards achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. Apply a proven entrepreneurship curriculum, receive expert mentorship and join a community of accomplished founders. Pitch your startup to the innovation community on Demo Day.
Build your startup with MIT's "Disciplined Entrepreneurship" and Google Venture's "Sprint". Apply the "Theory of Change" framework to articulate how you will make an impact to your stakeholders.
Expert Mentors provide guidance on customer discovery, solution design, business model, go-to-market strategy and pitching your startup. Learn from mission-driven entrepreneurs who have made an impact.
Receive benefits and discounts worth more than $50,000 from our partners including HubSpot for Startups, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud for Startups Program, Shoobx, Miro, Customer Camp, EllisX and The Capital Network, to help accelerate your growth.
Pitch your social impact startup to the innovation community and receive investor feedback.
Sustainable development challenges, a proven entrepreneurship framework and expert mentorship to design and test your solution
We provide key elements social entrepreneurs need to solve a problem: Customer discovery, a proven framework for rapidly designing and testing a solution, access to top advisors and an accomplished peer group of mission-driven founders. Participants have 3 hours of interactive virtual workshops (10 am to 1 pm Eastern Time) with expert mentors on Wednesdays, 1-1 check-ins and community events on a weekly basis.
Program orientation and introduction.
Understand key attributes of high performing teams. Build your team and define your vision, values and culture.
Apply “Disciplined Entrepreneurship” and “Jobs to be done” frameworks to identify your target customer and understand what triggers them to buy.
Apply “Disciplined Entrepreneurship” to define your value proposition, core and competitive positioning.
Run a “Sprint” to design and test your solution with customers.
Apply HubSpot’s Flywheel framework to design your customer acquisition strategy.
Design your business model to maximize value creation for customers.
Develop your Theory of Change with clear impact metrics to communicate your social impact with all stakeholders.
Understand your startup stage to identify best-fit investors.
Set objectives and key results (OKRs) to reach your next milestones and manage your startup.
Craft and design your investor pitch deck.
Pitch your startup to the innovation community and receive investor feedback.
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.
The program fees are $2,250 for the Online Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp including over $50,000 in partner perks.
Financing options are available.
Who is the program for?
Entrepreneurs and innovators solving problems in sustainability, education, job creation, healthcare, food and nutrition, wellness, financial inclusion, gender equality and diversity.
University students interested in exploring a social impact startup.
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Apply a proven entrepreneurship curriculum, receive expert mentorship and join a community of accomplished founders.
1st June to 27th July 2022
Financing options available
Now accepting applications