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Call for Application: Swiss Re Foundation Shine

By Swiss Re Foundation



Date & time

19 June 2024


19 June 2024

About this event

The Swiss Re Foundation’s flagship social entrepreneurship programme, Shine envisions to nurture a network of early-stage innovators with capacity building opportunities vis-a-vis Swiss Re expertise, professional coaches, and financial grant. Shine provides early-stage social entrepreneurs with a grant and access to Swiss Re business expertise, leadership and coaching to help them scale their initiatives for impact. Since its inception in India in 2018, Shine has expanded to seven additional countries: Brazil, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and very recently, Southeast Asia. Learn more: Shine (swissrefoundation.org).

In its first edition at Southeast Asia, the Swiss Re Foundation invites applications from founders of early-stage enterprises in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore, who offer innovative, market-based solutions to problems related to natural hazards, climate risk and healthcare access.

The winning applicant will undergo a six-month immersive learning programme spread across four modules starting from January 2025, in which they will be partnered with Swiss Re experts and leadership and business coaches to develop a strategic, financially viable business. After completing Shine, the selected entrepreneur stands a chance to win financial award of up to SGD 40 000(June 2025) to fuel their enterprise’s growth.

The deadline for the application’s on June 19th, 2024 and the selected entrepreneur will be announced by mid-August 2024.

If experiential learning, access to top corporate talent, business and leadership coaches, along with financial grant, are exciting for you, apply for Shine here and join the network of 15+ Shine entrepreneurs from around the world.

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