We support corporations foundations universities incubators governments
to foster meaningful innovation
Together we can build innovation programs that bring about change for your organization, your employees and global entrepreneurs.
What can we do for you?
We provide 3 main innovation program types.
The Bridge for Billions Ecosystem
We believe in helping people & organizations boost the way they innovate to transform our economies. For 4 years now, we run scalable and highly efficient incubation programs with all key players of the ecosystem. Our secret is our all-in-one entrepreneurship platform and the right innovation services around it, from call for projects to impact assessment.
CSR Director, Coca-Cola Spain
As a part of their CSR strategy, Coca-Cola launched 5by20, a global program to train 5 million women entrepreneurs by 2020. “GIRA Mujeres” is the Spanish initiative of 5by20 built with Bridge for Billions that specifically supports women entrepreneurs from rural areas that are developing an idea in the Food & Beverage sector.
Che Francis Ndikum
Entrepreneur part of our program with BMW in 2019, Cameroon.
eDoctar is a telemedicine platform offering online remote medical consultations and mental health counseling across developing countries.
“Being part of the SOPAC program by BMW built with Bridge for Billions, I got to work with a mentor who was a business development expert, with good knowledge of market creation, that was ideal since my company was still at its infant days.”
France, mentor in the IDEA App Guinea program built with UNIDO
UNIDO International Consultant & Co-founder at Business Club Africa
“With the program I achieved my goals: I was able to share knowledge & know-how, live a mutually enriching experience, bring a new perspective, and contribute to the growth of a company and an entrepreneur.”
The backbone of our programs
Developed during 2 years of R&D and constantly being improved, our platform offers an Innovation-Based Entrepreneurship Methodology. Each team can collaborate step by step to develop a business plan, while the program manager can track their success via a dashboard.
- Offers an immersive entrepreneurship experience
- Enables better collaborations & facilitates mentorship
- Lets you track progress and scale a program
- Inspired by leading frameworks such as MIT’s Disciplined Entrepreneurship
- Generates a Business Plan in PDF for each team
Some Clients Stories
ESSCA Masters in Entrepreneurship & Design Thinking
ESSCA School of Management’s Masters in Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking has partnered with Bridge for Billions to help students move away from theory and jump into practice. Students work both in class and on the platform to incubate their business ideas and learn entrepreneurship methodologies.
Making More Health with Boehringer Ingelheim & Ashoka
After five years of running ‘Making More Health’, a program that supports teams of young entrepreneurs transforming the health sector, Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka Spain were looking for a partner that could help them scout impactful health innovators and support them efficiently.
Gira Mujeres program with Coca-Cola Spain
As a part of their CSR Strategy, Coca-Cola launched 5by20, a global program to train 5 million women entrepreneurs by 2020. “GIRA Mujeres” is the Spanish initiative of 5by20 that specifically supports women entrepreneurs from rural areas that are developing an idea in the Food & Beverage sector. Coca-Cola used Bridge for Billions to help women nationwide manifest their ideas and learn the basics of building a business.
Rural entrepreneurship program with the Government of Aragon in Spain
The local government of Aragon, Spain wanted to create a program to support rural entrepreneurs from the region in order to boost the local economy and drive down unemployment. They sought to support entrepreneurs from towns with less than 5,000 inhabitants and oer training and advice to those who wanted to remain in their villages. Their broader, long-term goal was to also diversify the business sectors of these rural areas.
Mentoring program with BMW & Ashoka
Along with ChangemakerXchange, a flagship program of Ashoka, BMW set out to create a mentoring program for global changemakers that would leverage the skills & expertise of top BMW employees to have an impact. The goals of the program were to give social entrepreneurs from the global ChangemakerXchange community a chance to get quality mentorship, to allow both mentors and entrepreneurs to develop new innovation skills and a more agile mindset.
Social Enterprise Model
We substantially subsidize the cost of our program, The Leap, to support entrepreneurs who due to race, gender, socioeconomic status, sector or location do not have access to entrepreneurship training and mentoring.
With each entrepreneur enrolled in the program we will co-create, you will support one The Leap entrepreneur. Double impact!
Meet a program architect
Our program architects design innovation programs with the world’s leading corporates, foundations, universities and governments.
Thanks to our years in the field, we know that each organization needs a tailored program that produces the right results, and that’s our main focus.
Our team has been recognized by international awards like Forbes 30 Under 30
and Ashoka Fellowship for our work to advance social change globally.
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