Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) SEAD brings together interdisciplinary partners through a coordinated effort across Duke University and leverages institutional relationships and networks to create an integrated global health social entrepreneurship hub for diverse stakeholders across the globe. SEAD, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN), mobilizes a community of practitioners, investors, policymakers, faculty, staff, and students to identify, assess, help develop, build capacity of, and scale solutions, technologies, and business models for healthcare delivery and preventive services in developing countries around the world. Through this program, SEAD will capture lessons learned and policy implications to ensure that our work impacts both entrepreneurs on the ground and the broader development community.
Accelerator / Incubator
PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS
The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) is a USAID-funded accelerator program to build the capacity of innovative global health enterprises to increase their effectiveness, sustainability and scale of impact. SEAD brings together interdisciplinary partners including the Center for Advancement of Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), the Duke Institute for Health Innovation, Duke Global Health Institute, Investors’ Circle, and others.
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SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS
- Women, Girls
supporting ventures in these regions
- Latin America
- Subsaharan Africa
TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED
- For Profit