We’re accelerating social enterprises by way of the official launch of Struggle for Entry Accelerator
At Reckitt, we imagine entry to primary well being care is a elementary proper, not a privilege. Nonetheless, even right this moment, 1 in 2 folks lack entry to primary healthcare. That is why right this moment at, the world’s greatest and most impactful youth management Summit, we’re excited to announce the official launch of the , a programme to help and scale early-stage social enterprises the world over that enhance entry to healthcare.
The undertaking, launched in partnership with Yunus Social Enterprise and the Well being Innovation and Funding Change (HIEx), goals to assist speed up and scale social enterprises throughout not less than 7 international locations, to enhance healthcare for 1.5m folks in yr 1 alone.
Alongside seed funding, the Struggle For Entry Accelerator will help the chosen entrepreneurs with bootcamps, mentorship and entry to a world ecosystem of fellow well being specialists and innovators, to assist them attain their full potential and make a sustainable impression the place it’s wanted most.
Alongside this, we’re additionally saying a continued dedication to catalyse our folks and help them to change into ‘intrapreneurs’, giving workers the chance to play a central position in our combat by working side-by-side with social enterprise leaders in addition to bringing their very own concepts to bear.
A deal with Ladies innovators
As a part of the collaboration, Reckitt and Well being Innovation and Funding Change have developed the Ladies in Innovation Fund (WiNFUND), which can use NFTs (one-of-a-kind digital artworks) to help women-led, well being innovation start-ups to assist democratise entry to healthcare. Ladies-led enterprises are confirmed to have higher impression however obtain solely 2% of enterprise capital funding.