Deadline : 5th March 2018
Date : 1st April 2018
Duration : 6 months
Location : Online
Type : Free
Y & Y selects bright individuals with innovative business ideas that tackle the world’s most pressing problems. Y&Y Fellows are passionate young entrepreneurs running early-stage social businesses. They are visionaries, talented, eager, and proven drivers of change determined to fight major social issues.
Once fellows are selected Y&Y guide them through all the necessary steps to grow their ventures in a strategic and sustainable way. Each stage of the curriculum takes Fellows through the next step of development. Our sustainable and wide-scale approach involves sets of activities based on lean start-up principles, allowing Fellows to execute a unique and valuable strategic position.
- Mentorship – You’ll be paired with a mentor who is right for you. You’ll work together to develop your social business throughout the 6-month program.
- Supportive Peers – You’ll meet driven entrepreneurs from around the world. Each class cohort is made up of fearless young people who provide one another with feedback, connections and support.
- Expert Webinars – We bring you experts from a diverse range of fields including social enterprise, business fundamentals, digital marketing, finance, learn start-up principals and more.
- Just the Right Resources – We’ve developed a no-hassle, just-what-you need curriculum, resources, tools and exercises that will take your enterprise to the next level.
- Recognition – As a Y&Y Fellow, the world knows you’re a social entrepreneur destined to make a long-lasting impact.
- Connections – Our network includes some of the world’s top social impact organizations, international institutions, incubators, and investors.
- Professional Support – The Y&Y Team knows your time is valuable. We’ve structured the process to ensure that every step is as impactful as possible.
- Growth – Our Fellows cite Y&Y as one of the most important and supportive experiences in shaping and growing their social businesses.
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