The Generalist Global Program

Propel your venture to the next level.

Overview

Nov 30
Jan 11 - May 7, 2021
Humans to HumansInvestment Fund
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Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South-eastern Asia
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Automotive, Clothing and textiles production, Computer hardware, Electronics, Food production, Furniture
The Generalist Global Program welcomes entrepreneurs from Latin America, Africa, and South East Asia with ventures in all sectors. Past participants have ranged from artisanship, med-tech to cosmetics.

We follow a highly selective application process on a rolling application basis. Teams consist of one entrepreneur paired up with two university students. This year’s cohort will consist of 50 companies and 100 students.

Following an initial screening process, selected students are interviewed by two members of our management team. Accepted applicants are matched with entrepreneurs based on corresponding demands and skills.

The program is an online remote collaboration opportunity that is unpaid. Students interested in the program must submit their application and resume.

The entrepreneur’s venture needs to be in line with our social impact policy based on the UNDP’s Economic, Social and Governance (ESG) factors. We conduct in-house due diligence to assess the entrepreneur’s venture’s compliance through a thorough application process requiring official documentation, referrals, interviews, and performance data.


Benefits

Accepted entrepreneurs will:

  • Collaborate with top-tier students to innovate venture
  • Gain visibility and traction in new markets
  • Exposure to potential investors
  • Entrepreneurs must have worked on their venture for a minimum of 1 year and possess a working knowledge of English, French or Spanish.

Timeline

Applications open: November 2, 2020

Applications close: November 30, 2020

Program starts: January 11, 2021

Program ends: May 7, 2021

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