We support ideas and initiatives that generate prospects by creating employment opportunities for refugees.
Creating new prospects for the future is essential for the successful integration of refugees. Thus, enabling integration into the Austrian labor market is of special importance. Only by having jobs, people are able to secure a livelihood for themselves and become integrated and productive parts of society.
Who can participate?
found! supports innovative and sustainable initiatives that create employment opportunities for refugees. These initiatives will be supported by an intensive, six month long incubation process. Our aim is to successfully establish the supported ideas on the market. Applications from individuals, teams or existing initiatives/start-ups are welcome.
What do participants receive?In the six month long incubation program the following is included:
- Business coaching
- Individual consulting
- Access to customized workshops and trainings
- Access to the co-working space at Impact Hub Vienna
- Access to the national and international network of Deloitte Austria and Impact Hub Vienna
Experts from Deloitte Austria and Impact Hub Vienna will work together with the founders of the six most promising ideas and support them with planning, implementing and developing their business ideas further.Besides extensive consulting services, three start-ups will have the possibility to secure further financial support for their project (€ 15.000 in start-up funding).
What’s the schedule?
- Start of application phase
29th of June 2016
“From Inspiration to Idea Core” 6th of July 2016 (optional)
“From Idea Core to Idea Concept” 22nd of July 2016 (optional)
- End of application phase
4th of September 2016, 6pm
- Selection of the most promising ideas by an expert jury
until 18th of September 2016
- Kick Off Workshop
27th of September 2016
- Incubation phase
27th of September 2016 – 27th of March 2017
- Final presentations/Pitch
Beginning of April 2017 (tba)
Who is running found!?