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Communitas Ventures Fall 2019

Sep 23 - Dec 7 | New York, NY, USA

Equipping Changemakers

About this Program

About this Program:

Communitas Ventures is a 3-month social venture incubator program in the South Bronx. This program is designed for social changemakers who have big ideas on how to positively impact their community and the Bronx. We look for applicants who are passionate about creating a business that has real and lasting change in the Bronx. We focus on equipping social entrepreneurs with the tools they need to tackle issues in their local communities. We are an incubator hoping to support local social impact ecosystems.

Entrepreneurs Benefits:

-Business Training and Curricula
-Social Impact Measurement Tools
-B-Corps Understanding
-Network of like-minded mentors and peers
-Community of Entrepreneurs sharing similiar passions
-An Opportunity to win $10K


-Passionate about solving a problem in their neighborhood that Impacts the Bronx
-Passionate about the Bronx
-Strongly Encourage Women and minorities Entrepreneurs to apply

Requirements if Accepted:

-Must be able to commit to 3-months of programming (Only 1 Absence is Allowed)
-Participate in out-of-class activities, including completing assignments, attending networking
events and business
-Excited and willing to actively engage with the community of changemakers
-Commit to a post-accelerator survey and one annual short-survey for 2 years

Funding Information

  • Funds up to $10k per team
  • Takes up to 0.0% equity


Business Products, Business Services, Education, Financial Services, Other