Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub Seeks Passionate Social Entrepreneurs

September 21, 2015

The Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub is calling for applications for their 2015 cohort. This is a great opportunity to join a select group of entrepreneurs for a 12-month accelerator program to grow your social venture to the next level. There is no cost to the program but your passion and commitment is needed!

The vision for the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub is to propel social entrepreneurship forward in BC, establish the province as a world class centre for social innovation and social venture development, and create a dynamic and supportive space for social ventures to grow.

The Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub is designed for ventures wanting to embrace social innovation while using business models to create impact in society. The accelerator program brings together early stage social ventures with BC’s social innovators, seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, faculty, alumni, and students to:

  • Accelerate the growth of promising social ventures and the impact they create
  • Increase the number of social ventures focused on tackling social and environmental issues facing our communities
  • Build the skills and networks of social entrepreneurs
  • Provide applied learning opportunities for the top students in the province and build the talent pipeline for the social venture sector
  • Promote economic, social and environmental change in BC communities

Application details (apply by November 5)

The Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub provides promising social ventures with:

  • A co-working space
  • A workshop series tailored to the unique needs of social ventures
  • Access to knowledge capital from the ISIS Research Centre and the Sauder School of Business
  • Peer learning and support
  • Business coaching and advisory services
  • Mentorship from industry experts
  • A full-time student intern during the summer period
  • Opportunities for exposure and access to networks

How to find out more:

Visit our website or email Joanna at