Global Transformation Corps (GTC) Social Impact Pipeline fosters a sustainable economy. It is an intensive platform for emerging social entrepreneurs that will shape our collective future with bankable and scalable social impact ventures.
GTC, Transformation Academy and Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA) are collaborating to launch and scale a social venture pipeline that increases ventures success rate, reach and sustainable outcomes necessary to reverse the unsustainable outcomes facing our global community.
The program is designed to provide social entrepreneurs with skills and resources to increase successful ventures in MENA Region. The capacity building and collaborative resources are designed to generate values-infused, impact-driven leadership. In turn, these Catalytic Leaders swill shape regional transformation initiatives resulting in a more a sustainable future.
- Provide youth with engaging opportunities to sustain and diversify their local economy
- Reduce the risk of investment in social ventures through intense certification and coaching
(Host- in country organization) GTC and SIIA in cooperation with the local host will source social entrepreneurs (between 20-40 years of age) with existing startups, emerging companies, impact investments and projects. Based on their Intent, they will be qualified for the best venture (Impact Challenge); capacity building (Catalytic Leaders Lab); showcase ventures (Digital Impact Platform); and scaling ventures (Catalyzer) using a demanding vetting of their business model and pitch deck.
Phase 2- Transform
(Transformation Academy)The Academy transforms participating entrepreneurs from a sole focus on traditional profit-making to a stakeholder focus on integrated Quadruple Bottom Line. It enrolls emerging entrepreneurs in the intensive six-week Catalytic Leaders Lab including:
- Purposeful Business Model Design (7 days)
- Upskill Functional Strategies (4 weeks mentored online webinars)
- Pitch Deck Disruption (4 days)
- Social Impact Pitch Challenge (3 days).
The top three program participants receive financial awards. Social Pipeline Graduates will qualify for two types of certifications: Impact (Catalytic Leadership- capacity building) and Sustainable Business (impact driven business model).
Double certification (Impact & Sustainable Business) is proof of having:
1. Catalytic Leadership Training
2. Sustainable Business Model
3. Impact Measurability.
These certifications are designed to increase knowledge and skill capacities and provide reduced risk for impact investments via the SIIA Network.
Phase 3- Impact
(Catalyzer– GTC, Transformation Academy, SIIA) The Catalyzer is the next stage after the traditional accelerator. It leverages the GTC global network to intensively coach participants to;
- execute and scale social impact ventures
- acquire second level investment
- showcase ventures via SIIA Digital Impact Platform.
The objective of the Phase 3 Impact is to increase the value of social ventures while generating jobs and sustainable impact.