Incubation Program

We run a cohort based rigorous and unique incubation program for enthusiastic and high impact potential social entrepreneurs.

The SOCial ENTrepreneur (SOCENT) Fellowship; is an incubation program for early-stage enterprises. This Fellowship is meant for innovative social ideas, which can be built into high impact social enterprises. BVIC facilitates this incubation in a unique way and offers seed grant for deserving social enterprises.

Salient features of SOCENT Fellowship

The program features the following benefits for selected cohort of social ventures:

The Fellowship program runs for 12-15 months. The program includes monthly or periodic training modules, mentoring sessions, networking opportunities and milestones based financial support. The program is loaded with exclusive value-added features as follows:

  •   Seed funding as a grant ranging from 2 – 5 Lakh INR
  •   Mentoring by experienced in-house professionals, faculty and external experts
  •   Access and guidance by sector and functional experts
  •   Regular trainings and specialized workshops for social ventures
  •  Access to vast network of BVIC, including entrepreneurs, alumni, mentors, investors, corporates, national & international experts and more
  •   Investors’ connect
  •  Branding and visibility through various publications, reports and media coverage
  •   Direct access to our extensive network of grass root communities/villages

The fellows are guided and supported throughout their entrepreneurial journey. The program ends with a demo day where in wider audience participates and fellows demonstrate their business propositions to interested stakeholders, inviting external funds for maximizing their impact.

Who can qualify as BVIC SOCENT Fellows?

We are looking for highly motivated, committed and aspiring Social Entrepreneurs or existing Social Entrepreneurs exhibiting:

  •   Innovative social ideas/solutions to address social issues
  •   Disruptive and impactful social ideas
  •   Technological solutions for social problems
  •   Passion to make a difference with business solutions
  •   Ability to benefit from the fellowship program
  •   Willingness to learn and experiment in creating social solutions

How to apply

Please download the application form from given link : Apply Here

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