A UNIQUE NETWORK OF PURPOSE-DRIVEN ENTREPRENEURS.

INCO Incubators helps environmentally and socially responsible start-ups develop their businesses sustainably. INCO incubators network working with start-ups in more than 50 countries.

 

1 — Vision

Supporting start-ups that are the future leaders of the new economy 

Our mission is to inspire and empower the business leaders of tomorrow to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. We believe in a new economy that provides economic opportunities for everyone while unlocking innovative solutions to major social and environmental issues.

 

As a global leader promoting this new economy, INCO created INCO Incubators, a community of 500+ inclusive and sustainable startups in 50 countries across 5 continents. Through our acceleration programs and global digital platform, INCO empowers entrepreneurs with the mindset, skills, resources, and connections to refine and expand their innovative solutions.

 

2 — Methodology

Our approach to impact entrepreneurship

At INCO, we firmly believe that impact entrepreneurship should be an adventure open to everyone and that it represents a powerful solution to the major environmental and social challenges we are facing.

To achieve entrepreneurship for all, we tailored unique training, incubation and acceleration programs to empower future or seasoned impact entrepreneurs all over the world to solve the most pressing social and environmental challenges.

Our approach combines strong support from renowned experts, collective workshops, coaching and mentoring as well as communication support and events. In addition to that, we host regular collective experiences to foster mutual aid, solidarity and a sense of belonging and community.
 

500

Start-ups a year

50%

Of our start-ups have at least one female founder

89%

Of our start-ups recommend INCO

85%

Of our start-ups take off within 3 years

 
 

3 — Incubators

Our incubators

Minassa

Tunis, Tunisia

- 20 accompanied startups each year

- 6 months of acceleration

- 150 jobs created through supported start-ups

Minassa is the incubator of the cultural and creative scene. The objective is to revitalize the cultural sector by taking full advantage of the major changes that the Tunisian entrepreneurial scene is undergoing. Minassa wants to create a bridge between the startup ecosystem and the cultural ecosystem by federating the different actors around a common approach.

Prevent2care Lab

Paris & Lyon, France

- +50 startups and associations supported since 2018
- 9 month program

- 70 experts in the business and medical fields

Created in 2018 by Fondation Ramsay Santé and joined in 2019 by Pfizer Innovation France, the Prevent2Care Lab is the accelerator dedicated to start-ups and associations in the field of preventive health care. Operated by INCO, it supports more than 50 start-ups and associations in Paris and Lyon. In 2020, the Prevent2Care Lab will joined forces with the Elior group for the Nutrition Lab, its branch dedicated to nutrition, in order to promote better health through food.

Tarmac TX

Austin Texas, USA

- 9 startups each year

- 4 months of acceleration

- 80% of satisfaction

Tarmac TX is an acceleration program set up by INCO US in partnership with 3M Company and based in Austin, Texas. This accelerator for Austin-based startups supports the development of companies with science and technology solutions that address today's environmental and social challenges.

The Impact Accelerator

 

Sydney, Australia

- 11 startups each year

- 9 months of acceleration

- 150 jobs created through supported start-ups

 

The Impact Accelerator is designed for entrepreneurs who aim to provide sustainable solutions to the challenges of tomorrow's urban real estate. The Accelerator supports innovative projects that address the issues of resource use or improving the quality of life of city residents.

INCOPLEX Green Sud

Marseille, France

- 15 accompanied startups each year
- 9 months of acceleration

- +50 experts and mentors

INCOPLEX Green SUD is an acceleration programme set up by INCO in partnership with the South PACA Region and TOTAL Regional Development. The mission of this accelerator is to develop environmental innovations and sustainable solutions to meet the major ecological challenges of the region. 

Go Far

 

Kigali, Rwanda

- 20 projects supported each year

- 6-month incubation program

- 50% women entrepreneurs

Go Far is a 6-month incubation program for young early stage entrepreneurs with a strong social or environmental impact. Support is provided through mentoring, weekly trainings, coaching and networking events. The objective is to support entrepreneurs by promoting sustainable and inclusive growth in the structuring of their projects.

INCOPLEX 93

Seine-Saint-Denis, France

- 15 startups each year

- 9 months of acceleration

- A free program with no participation fee

INCOPLEX 93 is the first impact startup accelerator in Seine-Saint-Denis, supported by BNP Paribas Act for Impact and based at the Cité Fertile (Pantin). The program supports startups to help them grow and develop their solution locally, nationally or internationally.

INCO Scholar

Casablanca, Morocco

- 3 support programs: awareness, training and incubation

- 28 projects supported per year, including 21 by women

- 1,000+ students reached by our awareness-raising actions

INCO Scholar is the first university incubator for social innovation in Morocco. Located in the heart of the Hassan II University in Casablanca. INCO Scholar trains and accompanies students and young graduates in the development of their business project with a high social or environmental impact.

La Résidence

 

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges , France

- 32 entrepreneurs each year
- 4 thematic calls for projects

- 2 month bootcamps

The Residence supports entrepreneurs who are carrying out a project responding to 4 key issues of rurality: food transition, mobility, ecological transition and the local economy. On 2-month bootcamps, the entrepreneurs are accommodated in the Residence at the foot of the Pyrenees, to prototype and test their project in contact with local stakeholders (farmers, producers, inhabitants of rural areas...).

Sprint Network

- 10 partner incubators

- 200+ accompanied startups

- 100+ experts and mentors

SPRINT is a global network of incubators, local authorities and startups present in France, Canada, Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Madagascar and Armenia. Developed by INCO, supported by the Ile-de-France region and RATP Dev, its objective is to respond to the major environmental challenges of the century by supporting innovators and entrepreneurs from French-speaking territories in their internationalisation.

L'Accélérateur ESS Ile-de-France

Ile-de-France, France

- Program launched in 2018
- 10 start-ups incubated 

- Personalized support over 24 months

Initiated by the Ile-de-France Region, set up by INCO with the support of HEC Paris and Accenture, this accelerator is intended for companies with an economic, social and environmental impact on the territory. The aim is to support and help these companies to change scale for a more inclusive and sustainable Paris Region economy, particularly through job creation.

Dialogue Place

- 15 startups incubated each year

- 12 months of acceleration

Dialogue Place is an incubator of multicultural social enterprises and a coworking space run by the Neapolitan cooperative Project Ahead in partnership with INCO. It is located in the Quartieri Spagnoli in Napoli and its mission is to promote integration through the creation of social enterprises run by Neapolitans and migrants. To do this, it realizes competitions of social enterprise, events and offers an incubation program that follows the aspiring entrepreneurs from the planning phase to the launching phase on the company’s market.

 

4 — Partnership

Our partners

The INCO network

The INCO Network is a unique initiative that aims at joining forces to promote impact entrepreneurship all over the world. It consists of a wide range of alliances with key players in the entrepreneurship field such as incubators or accelerator, universities, cities and local governments and NGOs to promote impact entrepreneurship through joint programs with INCO.

Through the INCO Network, we put at the disposal of our partners our tools and methodology to create robust and impactful programs.

Tel Aviv

Israel

Luanda

Angola

Harare

Zimbabwe

Santiago

Chile

Nairobi

Kenya

Maputo

Mozambique

Douala

Cameroon

Gaborone

Botswana

Accra

Ghana

5 — Stories

Alumni's stories

Salomé & Pierre Géraud

Co-founders of Le Drive Tout Nu

 

6 — Group

Building an inclusive
and sustainable world

A few highlights from our global portfolio.

INCO US

AUSTIN, US

INCO VENTURES

PARIS, FRANCE

INCO EDUCATION ACCELERATOR

JAKARTA, INDONESIA

GO FAR

KIGALI, RWANDA

IGALELO

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

INCO HK

HONG KONG

THE IMPACT ACCELERATOR
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

 

7 — Contact

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