Are you an early-stage social enterprise interested in scaling? Apply for the BfE Incubation Programme before 1 October 2023

Bridges for Enterprise, a non-profit organization that provides pro bono advisory services to social innovators in the developing world, invites applicants for the BfE Incubation Programme. The programme lasts for 6 to 8 months, with multiple implementation stages customized to best support participants to scale their social enterprises. Applications are due 1 October 2023.

Through the programme, participants will be offered consulting and financial advisory services as well as optional legal and technical advisory services. Consulting, financial and legal advisory services will each have a 3 to 4 month timeline, while the technical advisory services will have a timeframe of 3 to 6 months.

The programme will accept social enterprises that demonstrate the following:

  • A unique minimum viable product (MVP) that addresses one or more key development challenges
  • Revenue-generating business model
  • Generates positive environmental or social impact in the communities served
  • Leadership team that demonstrates commitment

Additionally, the programme is suitable for social enterprises which fulfil the following:

  • Be a for-profit or non-profit social enterprise
  • Be an early-stage start-up at the pre-seed or seed stage
  • Have an existing product or service and have started earning revenue
  • Be legally established in Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Middle East
  • Demonstrate a clear path to financial returns and impact

To apply for this programme, visit: Submit Application