Aged 18-30 and based in the London? If you’ve got an entrepreneurial mindset or great enterprise idea, this might be for you...
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According to One Planet Ventures only 20% of small businesses survive their first 18 months of trading, however 87% of businesses enrolled in an incubator are still around after 5 years; that’s an astonishing figure!
Much like Startacus, One Planet Ventures believe that ideas can change the world and that by building a community of like-minded individuals, they can help create and promote long-term career and business sustainability.
So when we heard that the latest Incubator programme taking place via One Planet Venture’s was nearing the end of its application period, we decided the time was right to shine a our little spotlight on them.
The programme is open to all entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs aged 18-30 that live in London. For 2 years Hatch will be supporting 48 entrepreneurs and their businesses / social enterprises by providing workspace (coworking, making, retail spaces) and facilitating a dedicated back-office and mentoring programme.
For 12-weeks they provide:
Weekly workshops, giving you the skills and expertise to run your business or social enterprise.
Specialist 1-on-1 support on everything from finance and fundraising to social media.
Personalized mentoring, helping you to increase your networks and provide a strategic sounding board for your enterprise
Access to subsidised office, retail or ‘making space’ (if needed)
Invitations to networking events to reach new audiences and grow your professional network
The opportunity to pitch to investors and funders at the end of the programme (on their Demo Day)
After 12 weeks the guys will offer further relevant support, helping you and your business or social enterprise to really scale & grow.
The next Hatch program will start on the 1st of June, with the application deadline arriving on the 20th of May. So, if you are interested in finding out more about the programme itself and how to apply - click here for all the details.
PS - If you've a fab idea, project or Startup and want to showcase it for the World to see add it to our Collaboration Space - it's where you can list and showcase your startup, project or idea, add your pitch or explainer video, share your social media channels and add a little blurb on what you’re up to - for all to see - be they other self starters, Startacus members, Investors, brands or mentors.