COMMUNITAS VENTURES (ACCELERATOR)

Communitas Ventures is a 3-month social venture accelerator program in the Bronx. This program is designed for social changemakers who have big ideas on how to positively impact the Bronx and ultimately the world. Are you an Entrepreneur of color and/or a woman? Are you from the Bronx and/or passionate about sparking change in the Bronx? Click the button below and fill out the application.

Spring 2020 Cohort 4 is now open

deadline

February 21

Impact Issues that we're accepting applications for:

HEALTH

According to county health rankings, the Bronx came in last out of 62 counties 30% of adults are obese with 17% being smokers.

EDUCATION

The Bronx has a 28% dropout rate compared to the 13% of the United States only 19% have a Bachelors compared to 31% of the United States

FINANCE

The household poverty rate of 28.4% was much higher than the citywide rate of 18.4%

Entrepreneurs Get:

STARTUP CURRICULUM

3-month 10 session curriculum back on the lean startup method focused on the Bronx. 

MENTORSHIP

Connection to mentors who are experts in their field who can give you feedback on your startup

FUNDING

One startup will win 10k.

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