At Synergy Social Ventures, we believe in the power of social entrepreneurs to change the world in ways that are effective and sustainable. We also know that building and growing a social venture is not easy and takes hard work, dedication and crucial resources. That’s why we are here to help.
Are you building a Social Venture in Asia?
Are you building a for-profit, non-profit or hybrid organization that uses an innovative business model to solve social and environmental problems?
Innovation: Are you using new and creative ways to solve existing problems? Are you creating new products and services or applying existing technology to different contexts?
Long-term Solutions: Does your social venture target the root of the problem? Does your social venture create significant lasting improvements and transform lives?
Financial Sustainability: Do you have a revenue-generating business model that demonstrates strong potential for becoming financially self-sustaining in the future?
Are you solving social and environmental problems in Asia in one of the following areas?
- Poverty reduction through economic development
- Increasing access to essential goods and services such as clean water, food, energy, housing, affordable healthcare and improved education
- Environmental sustainability in agriculture and waste and resource management
How we can Support You
If you answered yes to all of the questions above, we want to support you in building a strong and financially sustainable organization to help you maximize your impact. We can help you:
- Obtain feedback and advice on business plans and business models for social ventures
- Access knowledge and information related to the social venture model
- Determine the appropriate legal structure for your organization
- Develop and implement your impact-maximizing business strategy
- Connect to a network of like-minded social entrepreneurs in Asia
- Develop your impact measurement system
- Access resources from our network of professional service firms and industry experts
- Fundraise, including identifying appropriate funders, understanding the needs of funders and investors, preparing pitches and raising funds
- Join a support network as you launch and grow your venture
Synergy’s one-time support is provided at no cost to social entrepreneurs working in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. To sign up for a preliminary meeting or call with us to learn more about our support for social entrepreneurs in Asia and how we can support your social venture, please fill out this form.