Biniyog Briddhi (“B-Briddhi”) is a multi-year programme that runs since 2020 and is dedicated to supporting a thriving ecosystem where impact enterprises of Bangladesh can grow and scale their impact. Set up as a public-private development partnership (PPDP) between the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, Roots of Impact, and LightCastle Partners, B-Briddhi strives to improve the financial, social and environmental performance of impact enterprises by helping them to master investment readiness and impact management and get ready to access innovative finance to scale.
Our incubation program will help you structure and validate your business idea or project. At the same time, you will receive the support of a personalized mentor and an incubation team, who will accompany you throughout the program. At the end of the program, you will not only have a business plan to present to potential investors, but you will have total peace of mind that you are building a business validated by your potential clients.
2000+ entrepreneurs from 89 countries have gone through the programme!
You’ll be partnered with a professional to personally guide you so that your project grows in the right direction.
Become a part of a supportive community of founders from 89 countries that share resources and harness challenges together.
The platform offers a learn-by-doing approach inspired by MIT's Disciplined Entrepreneurship and you'll get to generate a business plan in PDF.
Collaborate from anywhere at any time through our online platform; no barriers, limits, or excuses; just an internet connection.
Access to expert masterclasses + more than 30K in discounts on HubSpot, Amazon WS, Google Suite, MailJet, IBM...
Over the last 3 years, we have supported 54 projects. They received mentorship from experts, attended community events and had the opportunity to attend workshops with experienced community leaders.
Learn how to manage finances, develop a marketing strategy and create a solid business plan.
From October 2nd to November 10th
Tell us more about you and your start-up by applying below. Our team will assess your selection into the program.
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We will review all the applications and we will select 5 to 10 start-ups to participate in this edition of the program.
November 29th and 30th
If selected, you will be invited to an onboarding to the program and session on how to select your mentor, how to use the incubation platform, its methodology and much more.
From November 30th to December 15th
"Matching" is a fun process in which you get to meet several volunteer business mentors and decide which one is the best fit for you. During 2 weeks you'll have 30min initial meeting with several mentors, and you will eventually rank them by order or preference. We'll then finalize who is your final "match": the one mentor who will guide you all along the program.
From January 8th to April 26th
Begin a 4 month incubation period to continue developing your startup.
Make sure you define your true value. Your Value Proposition is the #1 thing that explains why people would be interested in your offer. It’s a promise that clearly communicates the benefits of your product or service
Understanding your competitors is essential to finding your spot in the market. Think you don’t have much competition? Think again! Take on new perspectives and build a Competition Map that will clearly show where you stand.
Building a company 100% by yourself is almost impossible. Every day you’ll decide: should I do it myself? Delegate? Outsource? Building relationships with your partners, supporters, suppliers and, of course, a great team is key.
How do you plan to sustain your business and capture your customers’ attention? We’ll help you understand what business model is right for you and start planning your marketing activities.
Are you leaving money on the table by being too shy with prices, or overcharging and losing business opportunities? We’ll help you figure it out by setting your first price point and determining a pricing strategy.
We make it easy even if you’re allergic to numbers. Get a step-by-step handle on all of your financial needs. Month by month, year by year, you’ll be able to estimate your expenses and revenue as you start and build your company.
Changing the world we live in? Building an Impact Plan will help you clarify what system you’re a part of and how you’re trying to influence it. You will also measure the impact you’re actually having on your customers, certain beneficiaries, your sector, or even the world.
Once you start your business, you’ll have to constantly adjust priorities to make sure you’re spending your time on the right things. Having solid, measurable objectives is a great way to align with your team and stay on track.
Make sure to share and grow with The Community, use the space to seek advice, ask for help and connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs.
The more time you are able to dedicate, the better the results. We have structured the program so that you can complete all the activities in 6-8 hours a week, including a one-hour video call with your mentor and participation in the workshops, this is your program. Also, remember that you will have to commit to dedicating at least 6 hours a week for the duration of the program (4 months) and that there will also be face-to-face sessions that you will have to attend (we will take into account the working hours to put it on for you). as easy as possible).
Nothing! This is a free program funded by the client.
We advise you to have a laptop or desktop computer and preferably one of these browsers: Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox. Even so, our platform also adapts to mobile phones.
Also, we hope that you have a stable and reliable internet connection both for your weekly review on the platform and to participate in calls with your entrepreneur by video call.
¡Claro que sí! Nuestro programa está hecho para colaborar con todo tu equipo. Puedes invitar fácilmente a tus compañeros de equipo a unirse a tu proyecto y colaborar sin problemas en su desarrollo. Puedes trabajar al mismo tiempo que un compañero de equipo, pero ten en cuenta, sin embargo, que nuestra plataforma no permite la colaboración en vivo como con Google Docs ( sólo verás las ediciones de un compañero de equipo después de actualizar la página y debes tener cuidado de no «anular» las entradas de los demás).
¡Esperamos que nuestra reputación hable por sí misma en este tema! Tratamos tu solicitud y los datos del programa como información confidencial. Están protegidos por nuestros Términos y Condiciones y nuestra Política de Privacidad, y tu mentor o mentora también firmará un Acuerdo de Mentoría que incluye una cláusula de confidencialidad.
Tu mentor o mentora actuará como tu guía a lo largo del programa. Semana tras semana, te ayudará a validar tu estrategia y a diseñar tu plan de crecimiento. Los mentores te apoyan dentro de la plataforma y se reúnen contigo una vez a la semana (normalmente mediante videollamadas) para validar tus avances.
Contact Paola Rosenberg, Incubation Manager of the program if you have any question.