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Communitas Ventures Spring 2019

Sep 16 - Nov 29 | New York City, NY, USA

http://communitasamerica.org/impact-focus/learn/impact-ventures/
Social Impact Enterprises for the South Bronx

About this Program

Communitas Ventures is a 3-month social venture incubator program in the South Bronx. Communitas Ventures is designed for social changemakers who have big ideas on how to positively impact the Bronx and the world. 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. This incubator program runs in the South Bronx.

VENTURES/BUSINESSES INDUSTRIES WE"RE LOOKING FOR:
- Healthcare
- Education
- Financial Empowerment
-Other (Specific description needed)

WHAT THE ENTREPRENEUR GETS:
- Business Training and Curricula
- Social Impact Measurement
- B-Corps Understanding
- Network of Mentors and peers
- Community of fellow entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving problems
- Platform to grow your startup idea
- A chance to compete for 10K

THE ENTREPRENEUR AND THEIR BUSINESS MEET THESE CRITERIA:
- Passionate about solving a problem in their neighborhood that Impacts the Bronx
- Passionate about the Bronx
- Action-Oriented
- Entrepreneur of Color or Female preferred

REQUIREMENTS
- Must commit to all 3 months of programming
- Participate in out-of-class activities, including completing assignments, attending networking events and business
- Create a business growth plan over the course of the program

PROGRAM BEINGS SEPTEMBER 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS August 10, 2019

Funding Information

  • Takes up to 0.0% equity
  • Accepts 13 companies

Industries

Business Services, Education, Fintech, Healthcare Services, Other + 1 more