2017 GSBI Business Accelerator

Supporting social entrepreneurs

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Oct 21
Jan 17 - Jul 1, 2017
Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator
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Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Northern Africa
Retail and wholesale, Agribusiness, Automotive, Banking, Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software, Construction, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, E-commerce, Education, Electronics, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, Insurance, Internet, Leisure and travel, Manufacturing, Mobile, Real estate, Renewable energy, Telecom, Transport and logistics, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene

If you are looking to scale or advance your enterprise, we would like to invite you to apply by October 21st to Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s GSBI business accelerator programs that start in January 2017. 

Located at Santa Clara University, the GSBI is seeking social entrepreneurs who are addressing poverty to benefit from pro bono executive mentorship from top Silicon Valley leaders and tailored training for scalable and sustainable social enterprises through its GSBI Online and GSBI Accelerator programs. 

We are looking specifically for social enterprises that are helping:

  • Communities adapt to the damaging effects of climate disruption such as clean energy or safe water or sustainable agriculture — what we call Climate Resilience; and,
  • Women-led social enterprises and enterprises advancing women or Women Rising 

All applicants are evaluated based on the depth of social impact, viability of business model, scalability of the model, and financials.  

Social enterprises select GSBI to:

  • Develop sustainable business models for their early stage or validated enterprises
  • Receive constructive feedback
  • Optimize your social impact
  • Participate from the comfort of your own home or office
  • Receive quality executive mentorship for the entire program duration
  • Finally, the cost of your participation is covered! 

Find out more about the program and APPLY HERE: www.scu.edu/ApplyGSBI

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