Get Paid to Start a Social Venture while at University
Join our Boston / New York 2018 Summer Incubator

Co-found and develop a social venture over 10 weeks during your summer break. Join one of our teams of social entrepreneurs and innovators working to address the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

The biggest opportunity is post graduation:
It’s the opportunity to step into a leadership position (with equity) in a funded startup you co-founded.

Drive meaningful social change

Learn and apply a proven entrepreneurship framework

Build your network

Work with advisors from top companies

Get paid

Earn equity

Get Resources to Grow

We provide everything a team of early-stage social entrepreneurs needs: a proven formula for launching startups, an accomplished peer group, unparalleled access to industry experts, free workspace, a stipend, and more.

Entrepreneurship Training

Learn to apply a data-driven entrepreneurial framework to validate your social venture.

Build Your Network

Work with advisors from organizations such as BlackRock, HSBC, Natixis, Acumen Fund, MIT Legatum Center, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Startupbootcamp.

Expert Mentorship

Experienced mentors provide guidance in every skill required to create a successful venture: from business strategy to product development, marketing, sales, financial planning, pitch coaching and fundraising. You will have individual access to at least a dozen mentors and be connected to relevant industry experts who can move your social venture forward.

Peer Support

Get support in a vibrant peer environment. Problem solve with fellow entrepreneurs and innovators in a collaborative setting, designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas amongst the venture teams.

Free Co-Working Space

Get free office space, network infrastructure and amenities at Impact Hub in CIC Boston. Join our vibrant and innovative community. Work side-by-side with a passionate group of like-minded peers.

You also Receive

$4,000 stipend

Sweat equity in the venture you work on

Program Timeline

Summer
Validate social ventures using a proven data-driven approach.  Develop working prototypes for validated ideas 

Fall
Get customer feedback.  Iterate on prototype

Spring
Teams with viable social ventures begin to pitch investors to raise financing

Key Dates

June 4 – Begin applying a data-driven approach to validate concepts

Aug 9 – Team pitch day

MilestoneIndication of customer interest and development of working prototype

Sept 17 – Get feedback from customers.  Iterate on prototype

March 11 – Investor demo day 

MilestoneGet a paying customer and raise seed capital

Want to make the world a better place?

Want to do good while doing well?

If you’re a social entrepreneur, innovator or university student with an interest in helping to launch a social venture,  join our Social Impact Incubator Program.

Apply to Boston / New York 2018 Summer Incubator Program

Application Deadline: April 15th, 2018
Start Date: June 4th, 2018 

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