Led by our belief in the catalytic power of human capital for early stage ventures, Inspiring Capital is offering a high-octane package of our talent to one growing venture each year. Apply to pitch for a human-capital based solution to take your venture to the next level.

CONTEST PRIZES:

  • 1 year of Inspiring Capital Consulting Professionals (including an MBA fellow and supplemental professionals from other IC programs)
  • Ongoing supervision from the full-time IC team, quarterly in-person check-ins with workshops as needed, and access to the IC network (events, curated introductions, etc to experts and potential investors, clients, employees, and partners)
  • Access to supplementary services from the IC Network, potentially including: Legal/PR guidance, or digital & re-branding guidance.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Non-profit or for-profit social ventures under $1M in annual revenue, and incorporated fewer than 3 years ago (or entirely new business lines within an existing organization.
  • Able to demonstrate viable impact AND business models
  • Ability to manage NYC-based or Raleigh-based consulting and network [we don’t mind if you’re not in one of these locations, but want you to be able to take full advantage] 
  • Able to attend an in-person pitch event in NYC on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

DATES AND DEADLINES

- Application Deadline: APRIL 9, 2017, 11:59 PM

- First Round Selection: APRIL 17, 2017

- Live pitches & Final Selection: May 11, 2017

 

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