Deadline:

October 17, 2017

Location:

 USA

(Fully Funded)

Description

Halcyon Incubator Program- Spring 2018

Equipping early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, and change the world.

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Fellows accepted into the program will have access to the following resources:

Strategic Venture Resources – The Halcyon Incubator has partnered with some of the leading firms in the community to advise and directly support the fellows’ ventures

World-Class Network of Mentors and Advisors – The Halcyon Incubator builds a community of support around the fellows by bringing together a robust network of seasoned entrepreneurs, experienced change-makers, and leaders across sectors.

Critical Audiences – The program helps fellows gain exposure for their ventures to support their long-term sustainability

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS,

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Residency Phase: February 5, 2018 – June 30, 2018
Post-Residency Phase begins: July 1, 2018

  • Five months of free housing at the historic Halcyon House (Residency Phase)
  • 13 months of free workspace at Halcyon House (Post-Residency Phase)

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicant(s) must be at least 21 years of age by the start of the program
  • Applicant(s) must be fluent in English. The venture must be the original idea of the applicant(s)
  • The venture must be in start-up idea, MVP, or pilot phase
  • The venture must have less than $500,000 annual revenue
  • The venture must be independent and autonomous. Ventures cannot be considered independent or autonomous if they were started under the direction of an existing organization
  • The applicant or applicant’s team must be the primary decision maker for the venture’s development and management
  • Applicant(s) must be able to make a full-time commitment to the venture’s development during the first twelve months of the fellowship
  • Applicant(s) who will be enrolled in a college or university during the time of the fellowship are not eligible
  • Applicant(s) must have legal work status in the United States or be able to obtain a visa for the Residency and Post-Residency phases

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The program reduces the financial barriers to starting a social venture by providing:

  • Five months of free housing at the historic Halcyon House (Residency Phase)
  • 13 months of free workspace at Halcyon House (Post-Residency Phase)
  • A $10,000 stipend per venture for food and living expenses during the Residency Phase

How to Apply

  • You must loginor register to view the application form.
  • some of the questions you must answer during the applying:

How long have the co-founders known each other, and in what context did you decide to work on the venture together?

If you have other co-founders who are not applying to the program, please provide their names and titles?

Summarize your social venture [250 word maximum]

Why did you decide to launch this venture? [100 word maximum]

What is the pain point you are trying to solve? [150 word maximum]

Who and where is your customer or user? Who and where is your primary beneficiary? [100 word maximum]

Define your business model and your planned revenue streams. [150 word maximum]

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