You have an ambitious business vision for creating global change. We have a network of support dedicated to helping you grow your impact.

No one can create a more sustainable and accessible world alone. Solving global, social, and environmental challenges requires synergy between the right technology, partners, and resources. When positive impact entrepreneurs like yours work together with investors, corporates, governments, nonprofits, and communities, amazing things can happen.

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1- Sign up to Microsoft Founders Hub

Designed to support all founders from idea to exit, Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub brings together the technology, guidance, and support you need to hit your next milestone. Sign up in minutes with no funding required. You can read more about Founders Hub eligibility here.

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2- Indicate if your Startup is Social Impact-Focused

Once your organization is approved for Founders Hub, you will receive a welcome email with an onboarding survey. In that survey, you will have the opportunity to indicate that your organization focuses on "social impact," as well as which of the United Nations SDGs your organization most closely aligns to.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has identified 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for urgent collective action. While we welcome applicants from all 17 SDGs we have identified four as strategic priority areas: Quality Education (SDG 4); Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8); Climate Action (SDG 13); and Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions (SDG 16).

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3- Welcome to Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact

Upon completion of the onboarding survey, your organization becomes a candidate for our Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact program. We will review your candidacy and let you know if you have been accepted.

How the Microsoft Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact Program can help you make a difference:

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Here are some examples of the inspiring work our current Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact participants are doing around the world:

What we look for in companies

In the Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact program, we work primarily with Social Entrepreneurs and Digital Natives with Positive Impact. Factors we consider when evaluating program best-fit includes:

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Let’s chat and get started changing the world.

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