Calling all social entrepreneurs! DC-based @HalcyonIncubator Fellowship seeks early-stage social entrepreneurs from across the globe.

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

    Our application for Cohort 8 is now open! Click here for more details

    Application deadline: October 17, 2017
    Residency Phase: February 5, 2018 – June 30, 2018
    Post-Residency Phase begins: July 1, 2018

    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. During the course of the program, fellows receive more than 1,000 hours (in aggregate) of:

    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.

    • Each venture is paired with an experienced, field-specific mentor who provides weekly guidance and support during the Residency Phase. 
    • Select dinners and events engage fellows with a robust network of supporters, advisors, and potential funders.

    Residency, Business and Living Expenses – The Halcyon Incubator was founded to ensure that all social entrepreneurs, regardless of their economic background, can succeed. 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

    Critical Audiences – The program helps fellows gain exposure for their ventures to support their long-term sustainability. The Halcyon Incubator provides fellows:

    • Access to entrepreneurs, press, and supporters during a formal debut at Kick-Off, an event at the beginning of the Residency Phase
    • Access to potential funders, investors, and partners during the Halcyon Showcase, an event at the end of the Residency Phase
    • Access to key community figures and innovators at conferences and other events

    Do you want to learn more about the application process? Please review Halcyon Incubator’s Eligibility and Selection Criteria and Process. Please mention PCDNetwork as the source of the opportunity in your application.

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