Backed by the ‘Grameen’ family of social businesses and Netherlands Enterprise Agency, YY Goshti offers an intense, rapid, and immersive education to accelerate the life cycle of innovative social businesses. Our home grown social business incubation methodology creates direct interaction between experienced mentors and real-life office situation – so that the right kind of help is provided to the incubatees and the entrepreneurs can grow exponentially.
Incubatees are provided with mentorship, workspace, business services, accounting and legal counselling and seed funding.
HOW WE HELP
01WORLD CLASS TRAINING
YY Goshti creates a space for promising startups to accelerate their business to the next level. The participants can draw guidelines and construct their business idea in the presence of world reputed business trainers. Our boot camp prepares the participants with different aspects of launching a successful business.
One of the key benefits that we offer to our incubatees is tailored mentoring. We structure mentoring hours based on the needs of startups and the founders. In partnership with our supporters and network, we bring seasoned professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world to mentor our incubatees.
Each cohort we offer pre-seed investment up to BDT 1.5 million and work with dozens of local and international investors and angels. We become partners with our incubatees and help them negotiate and raise capital from investors.
We offer coworking space facility for our incubatees. For the first four months they are allowed to work free of charge. Our space comes with high-speed internet, furnished dedicated space, community events and of course, you get to work with like minded individuals.
YY Goshti design team specializes in creating strong brand identity, websites, and marketing collateral. Our partner organizations offer pro-bono legal and accounting support and we get access to new business opportunities with their help.
Get connected to our thriving community of compassionate, creative, and committed social entrepreneurs who aim to achieve collective progress through collaboration and exchange. Our community promotes a responsible and sustainable corporate culture and offers events, meetings and activities that promotes sustainability and entrepreneurship.
The program is best suited to entrepreneurs who have identified a solution
to a social problem and are looking forward to startup.
Legal status of business:
The program has primarily been designed for the needs of social businesses; however, non-profits, for-profits, co-operatives, and community contribution businesses are all eligible as long as they serve the purpose and they incorporate a sustainable revenue model.
Stage of ventures:
The program is geared towards those at an early stage of development, who have an idea they are willing to invest in. Ideally, applicants have completed some measure of feasibility assessment and can see themselves moving to launch in 4-6 months. Those who have already launched but need support to refine their business plan and scale up operations are also encouraged to apply.