The Yunus Social Business Accelerator is a 10 week intensive program designed to give Social Entrepreneurs access to the training, mentoring and networks they need to develop successful business solutions to some of the Haiti’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, while connecting them to potential investors.
A cohort of 10 – 15 determined, passionate, committed and game changing Social Entrepreneurs will be selected to work in synergy with a Team of consultants, experts and mentors to accelerate the growth and impact of their social business in Haiti
The Accelerator Program will start on July 6th 2015 and will include:
1. Tailor-made training workshops to develop your leadership skills
2. A 1-on-1 entrepreneurial mentoring to refine your strategic Social Business Plan and make you ready for investment
3. Access to potential partners, clients and markets that will help you to grow your Social Business
4. Coaching for Investment Readiness and Access to Potential Investors
5. Joining the Global Yunus / Grameen Community
For more information on the program overview, please visit our website here.
At the end of the Accelerator, you will be ready to scale your Social Business to the next level.
YSB Haiti seeks to support social business in Haiti by empowering local entrepreneurs, providing business development and increased access to capital, and ultimately creating jobs in key targeted sectors. YSB Haiti specifically aims to strengthen critical agricultural value chains, promote reforestation and environmental protection and increase Haiti’s economic self-reliance.
The 2015 YSB Haiti Social Business Accelerator is a 10 week intensive program designed to give Social Entrepreneurs access to the trainings, networks, and financial capital they need to develop successful business solutions to some of the Haiti’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.
Please click the link below to begin your application. We look forward to learning more about your social business!
-The YSB Haiti Team