Higher Circle, a platform that supports social entrepreneurs in developing markets, is excited to announce the Coming to America
event on August 15-16
, 2013 in Silicon Valley.
Coming to America welcomes passionate and innovative social entrepreneurs from around the world who head small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with 5-500 employees will be invited to:
• Secure initial loans between $2,000-$25,000, with the opportunity to crowdfund larger loans.
• Participate in an enriching 2 day-long conference
• Network with funders and meet fellow entrepreneurs from around the world
• Experience the vibrant energy and fertile ecosystem of Silicon Valley
We welcome candidates located in any part of the globe (including the US), but preference will be given to applicants whose SMEs are based in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East/North Africa (MENA).
Airfare, accommodations, transportation to and from the hotel, breakfast and lunch, and visa fees will be paid by Higher Circle
. There are no application and participation fees.
This is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the larger global community, further sharpen your business acumen, and expand your visions of a better tomorrow through the vehicle of social enterprise.
Those interested should apply
by July 15, 2013
. If you know someone else who fits the criteria, please spread the word and encourage them to apply.