Our Focus for 2019 is:
We support companies that make communities more socially inclusive, and enhance a sense of belonging.
We support companies that empower those who are disadvantaged by our existing systems, and help to develop their skills.
We support companies that focus on behavioural change to create more sustainable communities.
We support companies that make communities healthier, specifically by helping people to improve and maintain their mental health.
Gain practical tools to improve your business, through 1-on-1 coaching sessions and group workshops on business fundamentals such as fundraising, marketing, and leadership skills.
“I have gained clarity and every workshop allowed me to add to a long-term strategy for my business.”Download Brochure
Get paired with a successful entrepreneur or leader in your industry to learn from their experience.
"My sessions with my mentor have been invaluable in helping us to see a bigger picture of our business and how to move forwards."Download Brochure
Gain access to The Collective's co-living community, which means launching your product in front of hundreds of potential users.
"I've learned what community really means now, and how important it is to have people around you who can support you."Download Brochure
Get introduced to our network of partners and investors who have the resources to skyrocket your business.
"The programme helped me to get integrated in the London start-up ecosystem, and enabled me to find my first potential investors, get new client leads and supporters."Download Brochure
Dates: September 1st, 2019 - November 22nd, 2019.
We offer a 12-week part-time mentorship-driven programme, tailored to the specific needs of each selected start-up. We will select a total of 10 entrepreneurs for this year's cohort. For more information on the programme, please click on the Download Brochure button below.
The programme will take place in The Collective Canary Wharf, a new co-living building in London that opens in June 2019.
The programme will run for 12 weeks from September 1st until November 22nd, 2019.
The expected commitment for the first two weeks is 25 hours per week, and for the last ten weeks it's 8-10 hours per week.
Your business makes a positive impact in one of our Focus Areas, is less than 5 years old, UK-based and is already up and running.
Participation is entirely free of charge and funded by The Collective Foundation. We do not take any equity or fee.
Fill in the application form by May 17th, 2019.
Successful candidates will be asked to join Round 2, in which they will be asked to answer further questions and to send a pitch video.
On May 27th, the top 20 start-ups will be invited to our Selection Day on June 22nd, when we will select the final 10 participants.
Helping people with visual disabilities to connect with their environment with the use of an app, improving their autonomy and quality of life.
Changing the way people connect on a grassroots level, by building tools that create a culture of empathy in communities and organisations.
Improving the mental health of New Zealanders through innovative mental health gyms.
Providing registrations, a debit card, news and job opportunities to refugees and leveraging big data analytics to optimise refugee programmes.
Feeding those most in need by turning perfectly good surplus ingredients into delicious food.
Supporting isolated teenagers through an AI-chatbot.
Helping to procure architectural accessories, thus empowering people to mitigate climate change more easily, and with less cost.
Helping new mothers through the journey of motherhood through a curated community and relevant content.
Helping young professionals discover and take advantage of life-changing career opportunities through an online platform and community.
Mobilising young people to tackle climate change in cities through a global movement of events and youth participation..
Engaging the youth in schools and out of schools in working towards achieving the sustainable development goals set by the UN.