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Social Entrepreneurship Program in Stockholm, Sweden

Deadline: 16 November, 2012
Open to: Social entrepreneurs coming from all over the world. There are no limitations in terms of age, background, nationality or citizenry
Venue: Stockholm, Sweden between 28 January and 22 March 2013

About SE Outreach

The SE Outreach program aims to support and facilitate the emergence of social entrepreneurs from all over the world, whose innovations and ideas have the potential to meet the Millennium Development Goals by tackling societal and environmental challenges facing developing and emerging markets. The program is made possible through a partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).SE Outreach AcceleratorThe SE Outreach Accelerator is currently the main program component of SE Outreach. The program helps social entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses so their innovative ideas turn into high-impact solutions to the world‘s social and environmental problems. The Accelerator offers an 8-week boot-camp-like experience filled with seminars and workshops as well as coaching and mentoring sessions. The program will be held in Stockholm between 28 January and 22 March, 2013. 

Eligibility

The SE Outreach Accelerator is open for most social entrepreneurs:

  • No limitations in terms of age, background, nationality or citizenry.
  • No need to have a registered enterprise prior to the Accelerator.
  • Both for-profit and non-for profits are welcome to apply (but a plan for long-term financial sustainability must exist).
  • A written business plan is not a prerequisite to apply.
  • Current revenue streams/profitability is not a prerequisite to apply.

However, the participating social entrepreneurs are expected to:

  • Have the ability to commit full-time during the Accelerator
  • Are able to read, write, speak and comprehend English sufficiently, since the language of instruction is English.
  • Are committed to the social enterprise after the Accelerator.

Costs

The program is free of charge. You will however need to pay and arrange your own accommodation and travel.  The organizers encourage you to apply even though you do not currently have a place to stay in Stockholm as we are hoping to be able to provide accommodation free of charge to a selected few participants.

Application Process

You can access the application HERE. Please first review the questions in the application and prepare your application off-line. When you have collected the information, paste the answers below and upload your CV, web links, etc. You can have more insight in the selection process here.

Applications must be submitted no later than 16 November 2012 to be considered.

For more information please visit the official website.

 

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