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Richi Social Entrepreneurs is on the hunt for startups in sectors such as BioTech, MedTech, Healthcare, CleanTech and Sustainability, EdTech or SocialTech, to participate in a three-week eye-opening experience in Boston, one of the world's most advanced innovation ecosystems.

From October 30th to November 17th, participants immerse themselves in Boston's unique ecosystem, connecting and interacting with local top notch experts in different areas who will help them boost their project to the next level:


Hands-on workshops & Panels

Learn practical information like specific ways to fund your positive impact project, legal aspects in the US, or how to deal with american leads.


Seat in front of renowned local stakeholders such as investors, potential customers or partners, key market players or academia.


Receive feedback from professionals in your specific area, build your network in Boston and bring potential advisors on board.



Pitch your project in front of investors and other Boston-based experts, sharpen your speech to catch their attention.


Boston-based university graduates join your team to support you in specific tasks, helping you take the most out of your stay.

Visits & Events

Explore incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces to find your next stop in Boston. Attend a curated selection of events and network with first-level players.


Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria


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Early-stage and early-growth.

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Innovative or disruptive solution.

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Unaddressed global challenges.


Potential to create a positive social/environmental impact.

Scalable business model.

Sectors: Life Sciences, CleanTech, EdTech or SocialTech.


Program Fee

Program Fee


Fall Edition takes place from October 30th to November 17th 2017.

Pre-Early Bird fee: $8,000 for enrollments* before April 12th 2017 and for the first 5 participants

Early Bird fee: $9,000 for enrollments* before June 2nd  2017 and until 10 participants are reached

Regular fee: $10,000 for enrollments* until July 28th, 2017


* Enrollment happens once a candidate is accepted into the program and a retainer of 25% is paid. The rest of the fee is payable before August 31st, 2017. Fee includes curriculum + housing for 2 entrepreneurs. Flight tickets and meals not included.



The Richi Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that all children who suffer from cancer have the best prognosis and quality of life. All the proceeds from the Richi Social Entrepreneurs Immersion Program will go to support the Richi Foundation’s mission.