OUR ACCELERATORS

Social entrepreneurship can be lonely.
Let us accompany you along your journey.

We deliver world-class accelerator programs that connect global social enterprise leaders with Silicon Valley executive mentors to develop more sustainable, scalable, market-based solutions for providing pathways out of poverty around the world.

NOW SEEKING APPLICANTS

Challenge yourself to build and scale your social enterprise

OUR DIFFERENCE

World-class programs help you effect transformative change

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Always free to the entrepreneur

All of our accelerator programs are offered at no charge to selected applicants.

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NOT a
pitch program

From blueprint to scale, we walk with you every step of the way.

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Mentors do NOT helicopter in

Mentorship is tailored to your enterprise. Two executive mentors accompany you as trusted advisors, guiding you through the curriculum and sharing expertise through weekly calls for the duration of the program.

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Complete access to our online community

Engage with peers and Miller Center staff for advice and fellowship. Benefit from program management and regular communications to support you and keep you on track. Utilize templates, tools, and resources tailored to your business needs.

OUR PROGRAMS

Supporting your unique pathway to scale

Develop the operational excellence and investment readiness required to scale your impact. We combine seasoned executive mentorship, customizable curriculum, and our proven Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) methodology to provide the most rigorous social impact accelerator in the world.

Our distinct models are tailored to your stage of development. Don’t see a program that is right for you, but want to be informed of future calls for applications? Join our mailing list and be informed of upcoming recruitment opportunities. 

In-Residence Accelerator

Our signature program is for the highest potential social enterprises with proven traction. It combines a mentored, virtual program with a week-long in-residence boot camp and investor showcase.

Cohorts Currently In-Progress

Learn more about the GSBI Accelerator cohorts that are currently being mentored and are learning GSBI curriculum.

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OUR METHODOLOGY

Pioneering social enterprise capacity development

All of our programs are built on our Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) methodology. The lessons we have learned from working with over 1,000 social enterprises since 2003 are broadly applicable across sectors and geographies. Our stage-specific programs for early and mid-stage social enterprises, along with our network of partners, collectively serve hundreds of impact organizations annually.

Our GSBI methodology revolves around three dynamic interactive aspects:

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Social enterprise selection

We work with social entrepreneurs running non-profit, for-profit, and hybrid businesses who are committed to improving the lives of people living in poverty through a market-based approach and meet our qualifications.

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Stage-specific programs

We know every entrepreneur’s journey is unique. Our integrated and systematic approach enables program participants and their mentors to customize, supplement, and adjust the program to the enterprise’s needs.

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Executive-level mentoring

We connect our social enterprise leaders with executive-level Silicon Valley mentors who have decades of experience running companies, delivering products and services to market, building teams, and managing risk.