Description

Envision is a dedicated community for young women, non-binary individuals, and/or people of color who are founders, investors, and operators. They created this space to promote diverse entrepreneurship by providing equity-free funding, hands-on workshops, resources, mentorship, and support. Their effort is centered on giving opportunities to young talents and foster a business ecosystem by providing a 10-week, cohort-based program to take their vision to the next level.

Mentors are carefully selected to provide personalized guidance. The team is composed of people working for top companies around the world in order to provide high-quality education.

The program is designed for people who already have a business prototype and meet the requirements of having at least one woman, non-binary individual, and/or person of color as cofounder in their project.

You can join the community for free, but applications are currently closed. You can subscribe to the newsletter to find out about upcoming applying opportunities.

Details

  • Membership
    Free Community
  • Founders
  • Online Group
    Yes
  • Online Platform
    Own Platform
  • Job board
    No
  • Language
    English
  • Method
    Virtual
Benefits

Funding opportunities:
Envision offers up to $10k in funding for boosting your business if you meet the diversity requirement in your work team.

New connections:
Participate in workshops and events with people from all over the world who also seek equality and better opportunities. Engage with 8 diverse founders in workgroups and learn from fellow entrepreneurs.

World-class learning experience:
Mentors and speakers led the talks and workshops where you can make your questions and receive guidance from people working at top companies in the world.

Requirements

Applicants must have a business idea in the prototype stage, at least one cofounder must be in school (undergrad, grad, or recently dropped out), at least one cofounder must be a woman, non-binary individual, and/or person of color and you need to be fully committed to the business for applying.

Applications are currently closed but you can subscribe to the newsletter to find out about upcoming applying opportunities.

Place

Meetings

Members meet in groups of 8 diverse founders who join together in 12-weeks workshops where they receive guidance from 80+ mentors who answer their specific questions.

Learning Events

Members meet in hands-on workshops, 1:1 mentorship, and AMAs to learn from experienced mentors working at top companies around the world and receive guidance to boost their careers.

Networking Events

The community engages in demo days, where carefully selected startups led talks and activities where members of the community expand their network and make new connections.

Benefits with other companies

Envision offers discounts on software tools such as Airtable, AWS, and more.

Impact/ESG

Envision is a virtual accelerator and promotes entrepreneurship diversity by providing equity-free funding, resources, education, and support to young women, non-binary, and/or people of color. They offer up to $10k in non-dilutive funding, virtual Demo Days, and individualized connections to investors for helping entrepreneurs to launch their projects.

Quote

"Cannot recommend @envisionaccel enough - a stunningly diverse community of early-stage founders with an accelerator team genuinely invested in your success." -Devshi Mehrotra

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