Software Deadline: Friday 31st July 2020, 23:59 (CET+1)

FLANE is a five-week digital acceleration programme for early-stage entrepreneurs with bold outcomes to drive change by empowering girls. It’s put into observe by the Vodafone Institute in cooperation with our companions Yunus Social Enterprise. Yunus Social Enterprise was based by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus and has efficiently applied simply shy of 20 accelerator programmes. These programmes faucet into their world neighborhood of over 300 skilled and famend mentors to assist entrepreneurs ship constant affect and their skilled goals.

The FLANE founding companions Social Entrepreneurship Akademie (SEA) in Munich will proceed to assist the programme with their glorious affect entrepreneurship competencies, whereas the Impression Hub Berlin stays on board as Group Accomplice offering collaborating start-ups with entry to the worldwide affect neighborhood and buyers. Moreover, WLOUNGE, as a brand new associate to the FLANE community, will contribute its experience in gender lens investing and it’s native and world buyers and mentors community to assist the cohort.

The curriculum is strongly tailor-made to the person wants of the social entrepreneurs and makes use of workforce periods and particular person deep dive codecs. It covers subjects round function, buyer and product improvement, development & advertising and marketing channels, organizational improvement, on-line networking, tech improvement and at last, investor and monetary administration.

FLANE scouts social entrepreneurs that empower girls worldwide.

  • led by girls or empower girls of their roles,
  • clear concerning the social mission and measure their affect,
  • an revolutionary and technology-based answer,
  • scalable options which have the potential to affect tens of millions of women and girls all over the world,
  • put into observe via an enterprising, more-than-profit method,
  • have confirmed their idea available in the market,
  • will profit from collaborating within the programme and
  • ventures to which the worth of our assistance is actual.


  • The founder should be accessible to hitch all necessary periods from early September to the top of October. Different workforce members are welcome to dial-in too, particularly whether it is related to the subject.
  • Different periods corresponding to neighborhood occasions are held on a voluntary foundation, nonetheless, we extremely encourage you to take part in them, as they’re particularly tailor-made to you. On Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, no necessary programme takes place in order that necessary appointments could be scheduled throughout that point.
  • We anticipate you to be cooperative and actively take part within the periods and we extremely encourage you to share your information together with your friends.


  • You’re leveraging your for-profit enterprise to create a optimistic affect.

…are conscious of your affect.

  • You’re clear about your affect and easy methods to depict and even measure it.

…have confirmed your idea.

  • You’ve gotten demonstrated traction and confirmed product market-fit prepared for scale.

…are scalable.

  • You’ve gotten the potential and ambition to affect tens of millions of lives.

…give attention to feminine empowerment.

  • You present clear dedication to range and equality within the affect you generate.

…use the facility of expertise.

  • You employ revolutionary expertise to speed up your social affect.

…will profit from the programme.

  • You’re at a stage by which the worth of our assistance is actual.

…have the precise mindset.

  • You display a willingness to be lively and engaged all through the programme.

Tailored programme

By means of personalised assist, capability constructing and ecosystem work – we maximise your potential and produce your small business to the following degree. 5 weeks of acceleration will present a platform to develop individually, sharpen your small business and affect mannequin and get it prepared for funding.

The programme will run just about for 5 weeks from early September till late October. Preserving in thoughts entrepreneur’s busy time, our programme weeks will include Three days of content material and there shall be a break of a number of weeks in between to permit time for FLANE inputs to be digested and applied by the groups. This fashion, we hope to convey the perfect of each worlds by combining the expertise and excellence from on-site programmes with the pliability of a distant setup.


Join with Mentors

You should have a devoted Vodafone mentor all through the programme who shall be as fired up about your small business as you might be, providing you recommendation and appearing as your counterpart to debate the powerful selections you face. Additionally, you will have entry to top-notch worldwide consultants that may assist you to on particular subjects (e.g. product, funding, tech and many others.).

Construct Impression Remotely

Bolster your affect trajectory irrespective of the place you might be. There is no such thing as a restrict to location. All you want is an web connection to have interaction in our accelerator programme and take part in digital networking occasions.

Be a part of a Group

Unite below a typical imaginative and prescient and collaborate with different proficient founders. Have interaction in purposeful cross-sector conversations with friends and consultants to take your organization, but additionally your self as a founder to the brand new degree. As a workforce chief, you will notice the significance of nurturing a neighborhood inside your individual firm.

Entry to Buyers

We personally introduce you to potential enterprise companions and precious buyers all through the programme.

Make It Yours

After individually assessing the place and the way we will finest assist you to get to the following stage of your enterprise’s life, we arrange a curriculum, 1-1 mentoring and key digital experiences to assist YOU work on your small business.

Be a part of the Impression Ecosystem

Be a part of the YSB world affect neighborhood, based by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammed Yunus. Moreover, you should have entry to the Impression Hub neighborhood that comprises +15 000 social innovators in addition to to the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie.

A Accomplice like No Different

You should have the distinctive alternative to work with and be linked to Vodafone Germany and the broader Vodafone household.

It’s On Us

The programme is freed from cost and no fairness is taken!

Software Course of

The appliance course of consists of three steps:

  1. The primary steps is a web-based utility, asking about your small business thought, workforce and motivation.
  2. In a second step, our workforce will schedule a name to get to know you and your small business extra in-depth.
  3. Lastly, an skilled advisory board takes the ultimate choice within the utility course of.


  • The appliance deadline closes on 31st July 2020
  • The finalists shall be introduced on Finish of August
  • The VIRTUAL programme week dates embody:
    • Week 1: seventh September
    • Week 2: 21st September
    • Week 3: fifth October
    • Week 4: 19th October
    • Week 5: 2nd November

An in depth overview of the 7-week programme shall be introduced in due time.

Tips on how to Apply:

  • The appliance course of consists of a number of steps. T
  • Step one is a web-based utility, which you could find right here  Apply Now.
  • FLANE will contact you through electronic mail in regards to the different steps.

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the FLANE Digital Acceleration Programme 2020

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