Project Flourish is a competition inviting the best kingdom-minded social impact start-ups to pitch to a panel of judges to win proceeds from a pool of $125,000.
June 15–August 4: The application deadline has been extended to Monday, August 14, 2023.
August 5–27: Your idea will be screened according to an objective set of criteria, which you can find on the FAQ page. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by September 5, 2023. Semi-finalists will be moved to phase 3.
September 5–November 9: Those accepted (semi-finalists) will be paired up with a Navigator who will serve as your main point of contact and shepherd you, your idea, and your team through the Navigation Phase. There is a mandatory Navigator Meet and Greet on September 9, 2023. In this phase, you, through your Navigator, will have access to Skills Coaches, individuals who have acute domain knowledge and who are willing to provide their support to you at no cost.
There will be weekly labs designed to accelerate and focus your business plan, pitch preparation and you will attend an “Immersion Day” event with other accepted teams and their experience hands-on consulting support, critical pitch help, business and strategy planning assistance, etc. The point of this phase is to prepare you for Pitch Week.
Nov 11: Pitch Day will be your opportunity to finally pitch your idea to a group of judges who have the job of awarding funding from a pool of $125,000 to the best pitches and ideas.
Note: Making it to the pitching round does not guarantee that you will be funded.