The GSBI Accelerator program is a 10-month, mentored program for established social entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses. We connect you with seasoned, executive mentors, our “secret sauce”, who provide Silicon Valley principles and expertise. They will coach, educate, and prepare you to better articulate your mission, impact model, and business plans. The program wraps up with Miller Center’s highly-respected Investor Showcase at Santa Clara University, which affords you the opportunity to meet your mentors in person, and pitch your business to an audience of potential investors and supporters.
If you are a social entrepreneur who aims to combat poverty and protect the planet, we invite you to apply to the GSBI. Whether you are a for-profit, nonprofit, or hybrid enterprise, we provide programs that are focused on your business model and tailored to your needs.
Completed applications are evaluated on:
- Impact & Business Model
- Marketing & Sales
- Operations Model
- Management & Team
- Financials using the Stage Assessment Tool
We are looking for entrepreneurs who:
Lead an existing for-profit, nonprofit, or hybrid enterprise
- Are operational and have a tested business model
- Are ready for scale and investment
- Develop innovative solutions to provide paths out of poverty
If you are interested in applying for the Accelerator, go to the official website here.