C3 Social Impact Accelerator
About the program
The C3 Social Impact Accelerator program addresses key milestones in the journey of a social entrepreneur and focuses primarily on helping entrepreneurs maximize their social and environmental impact on the community.
Up to 100 applicants from the UAE, Egypt, Kuwait and Oman will be shortlisted, out of which 20 will be selected to participate in a week-long program in February 2019 in Dubai with impact investors and experts from the social enterprise world.
The top 20 entrepreneurs will benefit from a two-month program of training and one-on-one support, aimed at getting them investor-ready. Once in Dubai, they will benefit from customized lectures and interactive workshops on topics such as Theory of Change, Business Modeling, Social Impact Measurement and Governance as well as tailored expert sessions where participants receive one-on-one support from business and social impact experts. The program also feature a board simulation and a pitch competition. The winner(s) of the program will receive equity-free cash prizes.
A cash prize of $10,000!
Applicants to the C3 Social Impact Accelerator Program have to meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Being based in one of the following countries: UAE, Egypt, Kuwait and Oman
- Being operational for at least two years and already generating revenues
- Contributing to at least one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Having founder(s) committed to their enterprise on a full-time basis and fluent in English (the program will be in English)
Deadline to submit applications is October 15th, 2018.
To apply, simply complete the C3 Application Questionnaire which includes details about enterprise and founder(s), pitch document and video uploads.