Bridge for Billions

An online incubation software that helps seed-stage entrepreneurs to structure and develop their businesses step-by-step. The plan lasts three months and is based on three pillars: learning by doing, support and advice from mentors in the sector and a global network of fellow entrepreneurs with whom to share the experience.

United States
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Outputs:

  • 300 entrepreneurs have graduated from Bridge for Billions up until 2017.

  • CocaCola, MIT, Brown University, Ashoka Spain, EOI Business School, Bankinter, BlueBBVA and other organisations are already using the software in their entrepreneurship programmes. 

 

Impacts:

  • Of those who completed it, 100% have successfully continued their businesses, with a survival rate of 85%.

  • An average of 2.5 jobs per entrepreneur are created within a year.

Entrepreneur

Pablo Santaeufemia, Edgar Salazar and Jessica Kou.
30 Under 30 Europe, Social Entrepreneurs, Forbes (2017). BBVA Momentum Programme (2017). Member of the Ashoka Changemakers Xchange community (2016). Impact Hub Scaling Program Entrepreneur (2016).

In 2018, the initiative was presented in Rotterdam within the framework of the Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion (ACSI) project to explore its local implementation.