Social Enterprise Application

For the last 6 years CEE Impact Day gathered the best social entrepreneurs and investors in the CEE scene, enabling international change makers to connect, exchange ideas, build relationships and learn from the best.

This year we invite you to apply until May 11th to join a community of outstanding social entrepreneurs for 1.5 days of coaching, networking and inspiration.

Why Join?

June 22nd @ Impact Hub Vienna

  • Learn how to engage with investors and build your impact investing know-how through a half-day of workshops at Austria’s first business incubator;
  • Enjoy a festive networking evening with the most promising social entrepreneurs in the region and the Impact Hub Vienna community.

June 23rd @ Erste Campus

  • Showcase your business at the Social Enterprise Fair (available to selected ventures only);
  • Discover concrete financing opportunities through investment pitches;
  • Meet CEE’s most engaged impact investors and intermediaries in dedicated networking sessions;
  • Get inspired by keynotes and panels featuring renowned stakeholders in the impact investing arena.

Scholarships & tickets

Top 5 applicants will receive:

  • A free pass for the full conference (valued at 480 €);
  • A stand in the Social Enterprise Fair at the Erste Campus (exposure to over 150 participants);
  • Company logo in the CEE Impact Day brochure

5 additional candidates will receive:

  • A 50% discount on the full-conference pass (value of 240 €)
  • A stand in the Social Enterprise Fair at the Erste Campus (exposure to over 150 participants);
  • Company logo in the CEE Impact Day brochure

Regular tickets:

Social enterprises who are not in the top 10 but who meet the selection criteria can choose between the following passes:

  • Day 1 and 2 pass: 480 € (VAT included)
  • Day 2 pass: 360 € (VAT included)

Selection Process

Social enterprises wishing to take part in the conference must complete the application form before May 11th 2017 to demonstrate that they:

  • Are purpose-driven, working on a scalable solution to a societal challenge;
  • Have a proof-of-concept (business is revenue generating, revenue testing);
  • Are seeking investment;
  • Have a focus on the CEE Region.

Applications will be reviewed by the Investment Ready Program team.

Applications open:
April 11th 2017

Applications close:
May 11th 2017

Results are announced:
May 18th 2017

Application Form