Deadline: 08 April, 2020

The Halcyon Incubator programme equips early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures.

They do this by providing three things: space, community, and access. The Halcyon Incubator is an intense, demanding, once in a lifetime opportunity for fellows and their social enterprises.

Benefits

  • $10,000 stipend during the residency phase
  • Live and work alongside a diverse cohort of founders who quickly become consultants, confidants, and close friends
  • Each venture is paired with an experienced, industry-specific mentor who provides weekly guidance, accountability to achieve goals, and support during the residency phase
  • Strategy and operations consulting provided by Deloitte
  • Legal and business advice from Arnold and Porter or Bracewell
  • Technical advice and hosting credits from Amazon Web Services
  • One-on-one leadership coaching provided in partnership with The HR Sage
  • Opportunities to present directly to ecosystem stakeholders, press, and potential funders at kickoff and final showcase events
  • Access to a wide range of innovators, influencers, and community figures through conferences and events
  • Five months of free housing in Washington, DC, USA (from 8 September, 2020, to 15 January, 2021)
  • 18 months of free workspace at Halcyon, followed by affordable co-working options at Halcyon Arts Lab
  • Shared meeting spaces including formal board rooms and creative spaces
  • Additional meeting spaces, performance spaces, and free parking at Halcyon Arts Lab
  • Makerspace access at the Georgetown University Maker Hub

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Halcyon Incubator, the applicant:

  • Must be the CEO or primary decision-maker for the venture’s development and management
  • Must be able to make a full-time commitment to work on the venture during the residency phase from 8 September, 2020, to 15 January, 2021
  • Must be able to postpone any undergraduate or graduate course work during the residency phase
  • Must already live or work in the U.S. or be able to obtain a visa for the residency phase
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by the start of the programme

To apply and for more information, click here.

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