The Synergy Help Desk provides one-time consultations available to anyone seeking to start or working on a social venture in Southeast Asia or China. Through the Help Desk entrepreneurs can receive information about available resources, feedback on their social venture business plans, introductions to potential partners, basic information about legal options for structuring their social ventures, and information on where to access funding and how to understand different types of social investors
The Mentorship program provides high potential social ventures longer-term ongoing support which includes advice in areas of strategic planning and impact measurement, financial planning and management, access to a networks of industry experts, access to funding opportunities, support in fundraising, opportunities for exposure, and other relevant support.
We provide early stage funding to high potential social ventures in the form of grants, repayable grants and investments. Our goal is to leverage philanthropic funding to its full potential and recycling funds whenever possible and reinvesting in new ventures.