Are you ready to unleash the potential of your social business? YSE Global 2021 is now accepting applications from February 1 to April 25, 2021!
The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) believes in equipping, empowering and motivating young agents of change to bring their idea of social enterprise to life. The Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Global is an eight-month program that inspires, equips and enables young people of different nationalities to start or expand their social enterprises in Singapore and beyond. Since 2010, YSE Global has nurtured a network of young people with innovative business ideas focused on social good. Together with established social entrepreneurs, business consultants and investors, they harness the power of ideas, knowledge and resources to bring about positive change for a better world.
The YSE Global lasts eight months and comprises the following components: online workshop; Six-month remote mentoring, regional learning, and Pitching for Change, where teams can apply for grants of up to S $ 20,000 to develop their social enterprise. Participants will gain access to an international ecosystem of investors, industry experts, seasoned mentors, and a growing network of more than 1,200 young agents of change from 39 nationalities. Get inspired by top trends in social innovation and market insights from the region. Shortlisted teams will have the opportunity to launch or expand their social enterprise with up to S $ 20,000 in financing.
Individual applications are allowed but participants are encouraged to form a team. Having more than one member for the social enterprise allows you to maximize the benefits of teamwork and support as the work grows. Social businesses that have been running for some time can also apply. The program is designed to better meet seed needs for early stage businesses. The selection process will also take into consideration the stage of development of the company and whether it could fully benefit from what the program offers.
Here are more detail about YSE Global 2021
Deadline is April 25, 2021