The latest trends and insights on impact entrepreneurship and investing.
There are three big determinants of success for entrepreneurs: skills, network and capital. The latter is a combination of the first two and often difficult to crack. Despite the increasing interest we are seeing from investors towards impact, there are still some misconceptions around the potential of impact investing.
In this newsletter, we present some initiatives - open calls for grants, incubators, accelerators, competitions - that were created to help impact entrepreneurs succeed.
We are glad to see this many on the right side of history. Do you know of more? Send them our way.
The Halcyon Incubator program equips early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures. We do this by providing three things: space, community, and access. The application for the Halcyon Incubator Spring 2021 Fellowship is now open through Monday, October 12th at 5pm EDT.
The GSMA is looking for start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises in Africa and Asia that are driving the digital inclusion of people with disabilities. Successful projects will receive an equity-free grant of between £100,000 and £250,000 to scale their innovation over a 15- to 18-month period.
The European AI Fund is a philanthropic initiative to shape the direction of AI in Europe. Our long-term vision is to promote an ecosystem of European public interest and civil society organisations working on policy and technology, based on a diversity of actors and a plurality of goals that represents society as a whole.
With the UK officially in recession, economic recovery is now a major challenge. There is an urgent need to support people at risk of losing their livelihoods and financial security so that millions do not find themselves out of work, out of pocket and out of prospects.
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