The ygap First Gens program supports early stage, migrant and refugee-led, social impact ventures/businesses that are improving the lives of people living in disadvantage in Australia and or addressing a social issue.
Successful applicants will receive world-class training, tailored business support, access to ygap’s extensive network of technical and entrepreneurial mentors, funding opportunities and a community of exceptional, like-minded entrepreneurs.
The program consists of a five-day intensive entrepreneurship program followed by tailored support, access to mentors and up to $50,000 AUD available in funding for the most promising startups.
We are looking for 12 of the best migrant and refugee-led social impact ventures in Australia.
Are you a migrant or refugee? (*were you born out of Australia)
Do you have an early stage venture that has been operating for 3 years or less?
Is your business making money (revenue) or is close to making money?
Does your venture support those living in disadvantage or is impact-focused?
Is your business innovative or different from others who might be doing something similar?
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! This application form is the first step for us to get to know abit more about you and your business. Please fill this in to the best of your ability. It only takes about 15-20 mins!