Building enterprise skills - Winner - Hatch Enterprise Incubator

Building enterprise skills - Winner - Hatch Enterprise Incubator

Thu 21 September 2017

Hatch Incubator, is a dedicated Enterprise Programme supporting young adults (18 - 30) and social entrepreneurs (any age) to start their own business or social enterprise. The model builds on successful incubators such as Microsoft Ventures, Techstars and Seedcamp. The notable difference is that Hatch does not invest into the start-ups by taking an equity stake in these early stage ventures, but provides everything else that makes a holistic support ecosystem for young businesses.

Hatch Incubator is an intensive 12-week programme, followed by an additional 12-weeks of Alumni support. Each programme is built around the needs of each cohort (10 -12 people), taking into consideration their unique enterprise challenges as well as their personal circumstances. The weekly workshops and group sessions have been developed using the Lean Methodology and the Business Model Canvas, with participants engaged through interactive and participatory learning.

Hatch Incubator businesses are turning over more than £3.2M and are employing around 190 people.