When you want to soar, you need the right wind beneath your wings.
Today, as a social entrepreneur in India, you have dozens of incubators to choose from. So how do you choose which one suits you best – the one that will bring out best in you, for you & your organisation? We asked some of our social entrepreneurs why they opted for our Incubation Program.
- Apurva Kothari – Founder, No Nasties
- Mentorship and access to industry experts across multiple disciplines.
- The community!
- Funds to get started out.
- Purnota Dutta-Bahl – Founder, Cuddles Foundation
- I knew nothing about Philanthropy (but knew a lot about business) so I joined as I wanted to learn.
- I wanted a sangha ( A cohort of like-minded people)
- The credibility that the UnLtd India brand brings to new ventures.
- Pooja Chopra – Co-Founder, Khwaab Welfare Trust
- To be a part of a network of social entrepreneurs
- Leadership Coaching
- Financial support
- Abhishek Thakore – Founder, Blue Ribbon Movement
- We were new, tiny and still to develop wings. We opted for Incubation support as we wanted to build on the wisdom of others
- Akshat Singhal – Founder, Gender Lab
- To strengthen our organisation’s roots & vision
- To derive strength from a community of changemakers and learn from them
- Critical financial support in the initial years of this journey
- Henna Khan – Founder, Universe Simplified Foundation
- As a social entrepreneur, you start with a lot of passion for the cause but you need to learn almost every other thing. Mentorship is crucial at this stage.
- Having an incubator like UnLtd India show faith in your work is a huge boost (and validation) for any organisation just starting out. Both internally for you and externally for other stakeholders to take notice of your work.
- In the early stages, funding support can either make or break your organisation
- Sonalee Shamysundar – Founder, Urmi Foundation
- To gain clarity in vision
- To scale our organisation
- Build my leadership qualities
- Tarun Bothra – Co -Founder, Saathi
- Network development
- Business skills development (e.g. finance and marketing skills)
- Access and connections to potential investors/funders
You heard it!
If you wish to be a part of our community, applications to our Jan 2021 Cohort are open.
We are looking to support innovative ideas across livelihood, skilling, health and inclusive development. Apply now