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We support organizations to build and grow their entrepreneurship programs

We've created programs with

Corporations   |  Foundations  | Governments  |  Universities

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“New technologies like Bridge for Billions offer us a grand opportunity to adapt to the needs of each user and allow the women entrepreneurs to go through the program at their own pace.”
Ana Gascon, CSR Director, Coca-Cola Spain
“Using Bridge for Billions was very important; the program would not have been successful without it... It makes sure both the mentor and the mentee get the best out of the program and the final result is a ready to use business case.”
George Bogey, Marketing Services Specialist, BMW Group France
“Bridge for Billions offers a product that adapts perfectly to our needs, there is really no alternative at this level. It is a very nice addition to our program.
Susana López Reichwehr, Head of Studies of Hospitality School, Heineken Group
“Today I saw project presentations from young entrepreneurs... and the question is always ‘Why hasn’t anyone had this idea before?’ They’re great ideas, with a ton of energy behind them, because these entrepreneurs are 100% dedicated to the idea and they bring a freshness and positive energy to it.”
Holger J. Gellermann, Senior VP Medicine Spain
R&D at Boehringer Ingelheim
“The Bridge for Billions platform allows entrepreneurs to develop their business step by step, within different phases and deadlines. Having a mentor is of great help to the entrepreneurs, to rely on a team that is able to offer up its extensive experience.” 
Pedro A. Pardo, Managing Director, Aragon Institute of Development
“Bridge for Billions is the essential project monitoring tool for any entrepreneurship program manager. Beyond the tool, it is a great team, competent and available, which is at your service to offer the best follow-up to your students.”
Xavier Lesage, Director of the Entrepreneurship Chair at ESSCA

We build programs for

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Innovation

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Employee Engagement

Transform the culture of your organization and unleash your employees’ potential
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Impact Entrepreneurship

Boost your impact by creating a program with a global reach
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Our results

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Number of entrepreneurship programs co-created with partners supporting 750 founders.
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93%
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Corporates, foundations, universities, governments client satisfaction score.
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83%
startups survival rate
Reported in our impact survey that alumni founders complete every 6 months after graduation.
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92%
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Percentage of founders that complete our programs with partners.

What makes us different

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Design your program
We work with agility to co-create a program that fits your business needs.
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Run a global call for applicants online
Select entrepreneurs & mentors for your incubation program, train, and welcome them - all through your platform.
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Matches made easy
Entrepreneurs and mentors will naturally form their teams based on complementary skills and interpersonal fit.
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Monitor easily your program
Teams follow our learn-by-doing methodology and you can easily track their progress and interactions in real time.
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Activate your community
Spark new connections between participants, organize events & share additional resources.
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Show your results with data
Each team generates their business plan, while you can measure the performance and the impact of your program with dedicated KPIs.

Case Studies

Making More Health

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 tool that could help them manage their incubation program and stay at the forefront of innovations.

Accenture Corporate Volunteering Program

Accenture’s global corporate initiative, Skills to Succeed, empowers employees to volunteer their time in support of equipping people globally with the skills needed to get a job or build a business by 2020. Thanks to Bridge for Billions, Accenture is able to connect its employees to inspiring and innovative volunteering opportunities.

Gira Mujeres 2017 - 2019

As a part of their global CSR Strategy, Coca-Cola launched 5by20, a program to train 5 million women entrepreneurs by 2020. “GIRA Mujeres” is the Spanish arm that specifically supports women entrepreneurs from rural areas. Coca-Cola used Bridge for Billions to help women manifest their ideas and learn the basics of building a business.

Rural Innovation with the Government of Aragon

The local government of Aragon in Spain wanted to create a program to support rural entrepreneurs from the region in order to boost the local economy and drive down unemployment. By offering training and advice to local entrepreneurs, the program helps increasing the chances for them to to remain in their villages.

BMW Employee Engagement for Impact Program

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. Both mentors and entrepreneurs were able to develop new innovation skills and to contribute to the United Nation’s SDGs thanks to Bridge for Billions' online program.

ESSCA Masters in Entrepreneurship & Design Thinking

For the past 4 years, 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.

Les Entrep’ Var by TVT Innovation & the European Commission

TVT Innovation, a development agency in the Var, France, was seeking a solution that could stimulate entrepreneurial mindsets among young job seekers in the region that were struggling to find employment. Through the European Commission’s platform “Social Challenges EU”, Bridge for Billions pitched in to make the collaboration a success.

Emprendebares with Heineken Spain

Heineken Spain wanted to instill an entrepreneurial spirit in young people from Andalusia in order to encourage innovation in the hospitality sector and economic development in the region. They chose to use Bridge for Billions’ online platform to create “Emprendebares”, their incubation program for young people ages 18-29.

Yunus & Youth’s Global Fellowship

Yunus & Youth supports young social impact innovators from around the globe to develop their business projects and to become financially sustainable. In 2017 & 2018, Y&Y chose Bridge for Billions’ online platform to help effectively incubate their third cohort of entrepreneurs and unify their program.

Meet our project specialists

Dedicated to helping you build a bridge for innovators in your sector
Book a meeting with Pablo Santaeufemia
Pablo is the co-founder and CEO of Bridge for Billions. He has been listed as Forbes 30Under30 and Ashoka Fellow. A native of Madrid, Spain, Pablo holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and two master degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technology Innovation Management from Carnegie Mellon. Pablo is fluent in English, Chinese and Spanish.
Book a meeting with Julie Murat
Julie helps bold organizations collaborate with entrepreneurs who tackle global issues. She's helped co-create programs such as one for BMW employees to develop their entrepreneurial skills while supporting changemakers globally, or with the EU commission to adress youth unemployment in the south of France.
Book a meeting with Adolfo Berraquero
Adolfo has specialized in the last 7 years in the development of corporate innovation ecosystems and in the connection with startups as an engine of economic growth for different companies, universities and public institutions.
Book a meeting with Nastasha Velasco
Nastasha helps you incubate growth, innovation & social impact by connecting you with extraordinary early-stage startups across the world. For the last 8 years, she led strategy, business development & innovation across sectors and regions. Share your most challenging problem with her, she will passionately solve it by you!
Book a meeting with Andrea Carron
Andrea specializes in providing entrepreneurial solutions to your organizations' most pressing issues. With a background in both the corporate world as well as in the NGO world, Andrea strikes the ideal balance between business and purpose and leverages this expertise to develop Bridge for Billions accross the Atlantic.