Lab'ess launches call for applications to select 10 social entrepreneurs | Tunisia News Gazette

Lab’ess launches call for applications to select 10 social entrepreneurs

The Lab’ess is launching its call for applications to select 10 project holders who will benefit from the incubator’s benefits.

It proposes a complete incubation program to accompany the candidates in the social entrepreneurial adventure.

In a statement, the incubator said that young people interested can complete the form available at the following address until February 26, 2018: The incubation programme will begin in March 2018.

The Lab’ess operations team meets to pre-select projects submitted online, taking into consideration the eligibility criteria. Pre-selected holders will present their projects to the Lab’ess jury.

The jury is made up of financers, professionals of support for business creation, qualified people (business expert / field of activity,…) and local representatives.

With a total duration of 6 months, the Lab’ess programme boosts projects while keeping in mind the essential: the positive impact on the society. The technical committee and the jury will pay particular attention to the following criteria:

Innovative project that responds to a social and / or environmental need little or badly covered on the territory, motivation directly related to the social purpose, posture and entrepreneurial qualities, the feasibility (technical, legal …) of its implementation within 6 months incubation (project or company created), understanding of the sector of activity and knowledge of the profession, availability and involvement of the project leader.

The Lab’ess develops networking, training and support actions in various fields. It is supported by the SOS GROUP, the leading social enterprise in Europe.

Since its creation, the Lab’ess has formed 814 associations including 1173 members in Tunis and in the region, has individually supported 415 associations and has allowed the emergence and development of 47 social enterprise projects.

Source: TAP News Agency

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