If you are an early-stage venture or start-up, focusing on solving social, environmental and economic challenges, contributing to circular economy, or interested in creating positive impacts and seeking to accelerate growth, we are here for you.
Access to Stakeholders & Capital
We link best impact start-ups with Investors, who seek ethical, sustainable and impactful investment opportunities. All start-ups, which we are endorsing, go through the SIL Certification™ program. Eligible start-ups must have:
- innovative business model
- full-time dedicated team
- working product/services, with initial traction and revenue
- integrated impact or intention to integrate it into strategy.
We provide start-ups with strategic advise and support in expanding onto the Swiss region, covering:
- product market fit assessment
- marketing and sales plan
- brand-building and communication
- long-term commitment to start-up growth
Impact Check & Development
Our advisors are fully committed to turning your start-up into a successful impact venture. We provide best mentoring in the field of impact/sustainability management and start-up growth, as well as support in preparation of pitching to investors.
We verify and further co-develop start-ups’ impact strategy and related policies. Further, we assess an impact yearly and prepare reporting for Investors. We also provide assistance in communicating your impact internally and externally, turning it into a competitive advantage.
SIL Certification™ Program
The program is open to all start-ups interested in integrating SDGs/impact into core. It is being executed in collaboration with the Swiss Impact Lead Foundation .
All eligible start-ups, which we are endorsing to Investors must finalise the program. Throughout the process, start-ups meet best practitioners, master their entrepreneurship skills and expand ecosystem. The program is conducted in English and consists of:
- Start-Up Initial Impact Assessment
- Impact Strategy Development
- Training Program (trainings indicated as SIL) 
- Mentoring & Business Advising
- Team & Leadership Coaching
All requirements need to be fulfilled within the time period of 4 months. Coaching and trainings are offered online, while mentoring – online or by phone. To register for trainings, please click below the Trainings button .
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