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Apply for these 3 Halcyon Incubator Fellowships: Spring 2022!

Halcyon accelerates the impact-driven future of business. They believe there’s a competitive advantage to having a social mission in your DNA, and those impact-driven businesses represent a powerful opportunity to drive equity and inclusivity in the workplace and society.

Halcyon is the community supporting impact-driven businesses and their founders through space, community, and access. Their programs offer fellowships for social entrepreneurs and funding vehicles to help them scale their ventures.

Halcyon accelerates the impact-driven future of businessThey support founders who are committed to protecting and promoting, people and the planet.

Halcyon’s Fellowships are free, with no fee or equity stake required.

They are currently accepting applications for:

1.  Halcyon’s Flagship Residential Fellowship

2.  Opportunity Intensive Fellowship

3. Africa Intensive Fellowship (offered in partnership with Amazon Web Services).

Who should apply?

In general, they are looking for candidates who:

  • Lead an early-stage for-profit or hybrid social business that solves a social and/or environmental issue and has the potential to grow and scale (both the business and the impact)
  • Hold primary decision-making power in the growth and strategic vision of their social business, typically as a founder and CEO (ventures with multiple founders may apply with up to two co-founders)
  • Will contribute to the growth and development of the Halcyon Fellow community by sharing your talents, expertise, and empathy with your peers
  • Can travel to Washington, DC and stay at Halcyon for the duration of their residency. For the Flagship Residential Fellowship this is for five months (February- July 2022), Africa Intensive Fellowship this is for approximately one week (tentatively February 16-25, 2022), Opportunity Intensive for two weeks tentatively scheduled for summer 2022
  • Applicants for the Flagship Residential Fellowship may live and work anywhere in the world, Africa Intensive applicants must be currently based in Sub-Saharan Africa, applicants for the Opportunity Intensive must be living in and/or primarily serving a government-designated Opportunity Zone in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Deadline: Oct 8, 2021

To apply visit here

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