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Seed Program Latin America

 

With 42 countries and more than 617 million inhabitants, Latin America is a vibrant region of the world which made significant progress in the past 15 years. However, substancial economic, social, and environmental problems remain in the region and entrepreneurship, innovation, and cooperation within and among business, civil, and public organizations will be central to overcome them.

Seed Program Latin America, created in partnership between Impact Hub and Argidius Foundation, aims to contribute to the development of ecosystems of impact and social entrepreneurship and innovation in cities and countries of this thriving region. It will do so by identifying teams and supporting them in the creation and early-stage development of four to eight new Impact Hubs in countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panamá.

With online and physical support by Impact Hub Associates, teams in each city will go through an Onboarding Process to develop financially sustainable Impact Hubs with vibrant communities, infrastructure, and programs to host, inspire, connect, and support entrepreneurs, professionals, and organizations driven to make a positive social, environmental, and economic impact in their countries.

  Moreover, by officially applying as Candidate for Impact Hub Seed Program by April 2016 and being selected, you access additionally
  • Dedicated Regional Seed Program Manager and Global Onboarding Manager that will provide you with follow-up and general orientation along your process of opening an Impact Hub
  • Co-financed attendance to training events. These include Regional Induction Meeting at the end of May  2016 and Regional Take Off Meeting in February 2017. These meetings of 2-4 days will include intensive training in critical success areas for your Impact Hub, interaction with potential partners, and peer-to-peer coaching from an amazing team of co-founders and Impact Hub Leaders.
  • Up to 24 hours of support in Candidate Stage and up to 96 hours of support at Initiative Stage, by experienced Impact Hub Associates
  • Take part of the first Latin American cohort of co-founder and Impact Hub Makers, that will be there to share and support you along the process of developing an amazing Impact Hub for your city.

We invite you to learn about Impact Hub by exploring this website, form a team of at least three members, and partner with us to bring Impact Hub to your city.

Download our Impact Hub Latin America deck and learn more about Impact Hub.

 

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New Impact Hubs

Impact Hub Seed Program

Impact Hub’s Seed Program is a 12-month incubation program aimed at identifying and supporting teams in the creation and early-stage development of four to eight new Impact Hubs in countries of Latin America such as Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panamá in years 2016 and 2017. Each new Impact Hub will be born as part of a vibrant global community with more than 80 Hubs and 11000 member entrepreneurs and organizations, in +50 countries that collaborate to create positive change and impact in their communities.