Power up your
social venture
in 4 months

What is Bridge for Billions?

Bridge for Billions is a digital ecosystem of incubation programmes that provides the right tools & guidance to early-stage entrepreneurs to develop their companies. The online programme provides practical and personalised support and allows you to develop a viable business plan in a structured way, guided by a personal mentor.

About the programme

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Bridge for Billions and Scaling Impact Enterprises – Bangladesh are joining forces to offer a strengthen the support given to innovative social start-ups in Bangladesh.
If selected, you’ll undergo a 4-month incubation programme and access best-in-class tools to validate the viability of your enterprise.

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Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Why participate?

Proven methodology

1000+ entrepreneurs from 63 countries have gone through the programme, now it's coming to Bangladesh for the first time!

Find your Mentor

You’ll be partnered with a professional to personally guide
you so that your project grows
in the right direction.

Global Network

Become a part of a supportive community of founders from 63 countries that share resources & harness challenges together.

Experience Active Learning

The platform offers a learn-by-doing approach inspired by MIT's Disciplined Entrepreneurship and you'll get to generate a business plan in PDF.

Anytime, Anywhere

Collaborate from anywhere at any time through our online platform; no barriers, limits, or excuses; just an internet connection.

Exclusive perks

Access to expert masterclasses + more than 30K in discounts on HubSpot, Amazon WS, Google Suite, MailJet, IBM...

The platform at a glance

It offers a gamified and step by step experience that allows entrepreneurs to create their business plans and structure their model. Far from theory, the pedagogy pushes you to formulate your ideas and answer the tough questions. It invites you to “get out there”, talk to people, research, and validate your ideas. Your mentor is here every week to challenge assumptions, give a fresh perspective and support you.

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh
Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Right stage & selection criteria

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

✅ Have an early-stage business or non-profit

✅ Concept/MVP/Recently launched stage

✅ Dedicate min. 6h per week over 4 months

 

✅ Be committed to the programme

✅ Play an active role in our community

✅ Have a reliable internet connection

Entrepreneurs we've supported in the region!

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh
Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Pritish Bhavnani

Founder of A Cry For Help Foundation

India - 2019

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Helps children struggling with mental health issues and problems like bullying, peer pressure, substance abuse and suicide prevention.

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Sumeena Karki

Founder of RARA Biotech

Nepal - 2018

Pregnancy detection kit for cattle within 30 days after insemination. By knowing the pregnancy, farmers can make better decisions.

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Dissa Ahdanisa

Founder of Fingertalk Cafe

Indonesia - 2017

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

A cafe located Indonesia that employs deaf youths around the area and brings them closer to the hearing community (and vice versa).

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Kris Supavatanakul

Founder of Cheewid

Thailand - 2019

We strive to make the donation easy and information engaging so all givers make the best decisions when it comes to giving to any socially-driven organization.

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Abhishek Banerjee

Founder of Qube

India - 2018

Developing construction bricks made out of plastic waste, thus addressing the issue of plastic waste disposal and empowering Indian workers.

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh
Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Kiwa Singh

Founder of Mountain Village Foundation

India - 2018

Social Start-Ups Bangladesh

Pipeline of rural entrepreneurs who will bring about meaningful development in their villages. The program aims to support the current underutilized talent of the mountain girls.

Programme Timeline

1
Apply to participate

Tell us more about you and your social start-up by applying below. A local incubator or accelerator from the Bangladesh ecosystem will assess your selection into the programme.

2
Results & Onbarding to the platform

If selected, you will be invited to an onboarding to the programme, how to find your mentor, how to use the incubation platform, its methodology and much more. 

3
Matching Phase: find your mentor!

The first step will be about finding your mentor. During two weeks, you'll have a chance to meet several of them and choose who you'd like to work with. You will sign a Mentorship Agreement to guarantee commitment on both ends.

4
Online Incubation Programme

Start the structured online incubation with weekly activities and mentorship sessions. You will have 4 months to complete the full Bridge for Billions incubation cycle and obtain your final Business Plan in PDF format.

Ready to start?