The Global Entrepreneurship Exchange Program
The program will inspire and empower young people in Norway, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Kenya to become an integral part of the global entrepreneurship ecosystem.
The project-Global Entrepreneurship Exchange Program will provide aspiring entrepreneurs with access to international business support infrastructure, skills, services, markets, networks and finance in project Partner countries. The exchanged young people will be instrumental in building linkages and opportunities across markets, networks, and entrepreneurial ecosystems
- Exchange program: 4 months
- Round of exchange: 2 rounds per year
Overall Duration of the exchange: 5 months
- Training: 3 weeks
- Posting abroad: 3 months
- Follow-up work: 2 weeks
Global Growth Program
In partnership with INNpulsa Colombia, the global growth program helps founders expand their company internationally. Our portfolio companies have raised over $200M from over 300 co-investors over the last five years.
We'll help your company grow exponentially through expert advise in:
We also invest up to USD $50k using a Simple Agreement for Future Equity at your current terms and use a standard Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement to earn advisory common stock over a 12 month vesting period.
We Empower Cities
WEC offers a comprehensive suite of services to women led or co-led small and medium enterprises, in order to facilitate high-scale and sustainable growth.
First, a free on-line business training course is available for the entrepreneurs who sign up to its platform (also enabling them to connect to other regional entrepreneurs). This course will help the entrepreneurs to improve their business plans, and then self-assess whether they are ready to participate in Challenge that WEC will hold in their country. Our current Challenge is taking place in Colombia, with registration open now!
After the application to the Challenge is submitted, it will be reviewed by the We Empower Cities and its partners to determine whether the company meets the primary criteria: scalability, gender inclusion and community impact. The selected businesses will be mentored by relevant local and international sectoral specialists, preparing them to pitch their projects to investors at the Demo Day. Five to ten businesses will be selected and will receive a blend of advisory services, growth capital, and acceleration.
Advisory and investment portfolio.
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