Incubation Program supported by Visa for select entrepreneurs

Visa and Bridge for Billions are joining forces to offer a digital program supporting innovative social start-ups owned by black-entrepreneurs with mentorship support and Bridge for Billions’ online incubation program.

What is Bridge for Billions?

Bridge for Billions is a digital ecosystem of incubation programs that provides the right tools & guidance to early-stage entrepreneurs to develop their companies. The online program provides practical and personalized support and allows you to develop a viable business plan in a structured way, guided by a personal mentor.

Why participate?

Proven methodology

1000+ entrepreneurs from 63 countries have gone through the program!

Experience Active Learning

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.

Find your Mentor

You’ll be partnered with a professional to personally guide you so that your project grows
in the right direction.

Anytime, Anywhere

Collaborate from anywhere at any time through our online platform; no barriers, limits, or excuses; just an internet connection.

Global Network

Become a part of a supportive community of founders from 63 countries that share resources & harness challenges together.

Exclusive perks

Access to expert masterclasses + more than 30K in discounts on HubSpot, Amazon WS, Google Suite, MailJet, IBM...

Right stage & selection criteria

We are looking for black entrepreneurs that:

Our incubation program

The platform at a glance

It offers a gamified and step by step experience that allows entrepreneurs to create their business plans and structure their model.

With a learn-by-doing methodology, the program encourages you to formulate your ideas and answer the tough questions. It invites you to “get out there”, talk to people, research, and validate your ideas. Your mentor is there every week to challenge assumptions, give a fresh perspective and support you.

Program Timeline

Apply by January 4th

Tell us more about you and your social start-up by applying below. Our team will assess your selection into the program.

Announcement of selected candidates by Mid-Jan 2021

We will review all the applications and we will select 34 start-ups to participate in this edition of the program.

Attend to the onboarding session by Early-Feb

If selected, you will be invited to an onboarding to the program, how to select your mentor, how to use the incubation platform, its methodology and much more. 

Online Incubation Program from Mid-Feb to May 2021

Start the structured online incubation with weekly activities and mentorship sessions. You will have 3.5 months to complete the full Bridge for Billions incubation cycle and obtain your final Business Plan in PDF format.

Ready to start?