Your impact startup is ready to grow and attract investments? Applications are now open for the new edition of PLANET FOUNDAMENTALS!

The new call from SocialFare | Centro per l’Innovazione Sociale is aimed at social impact startups capable of offering innovative products, services, and models that can effectively address the fundamental challenges upon which the future of our society and planet depends:

Impact Startups via Good Technologies
Education | Health | Environment | Culture | Consumption

What Planet Foundamentals offers:

4 months of intensive acceleration, support from a team of multidisciplinary professionals, access to a prestigious network of mentors and investors, and up to €125k of seed investment for each startup.

Born with the aim of supporting the development of early-stage entrepreneurial ideas, the PLANET FOUNDAMENTALS call is now in its 16th edition. 16 acceleration programs, therefore, implemented since 2016 through which we have supported over 100 startups that have collectively raised over €40M in funding to date.

Who the call is for:

The call selects social impact startups led by motivated teams dedicated to growing together with SocialFare to initiate processes of positive and scalable change.

  • Development stage: early-stage startups with validated prototypes and a product on the market
  • Legal form: established companies (innovative startups, SIASV, S.r.l.) and entities still in the process of formation
  • Social innovation: we address intentionally, additional, and measurable social impact startups that stand out for offering a highly innovative product/service

Why participate in the call for impact startup Planet Foundamentals

For the best social impact startups, the program offers:

  1. 4 months of intensive acceleration: full-time offline and online program at Rinascimenti Sociali, Turin
  2. Cash seed fund up to €125K: in exchange for a percentage of equity up to 15%
  3. Dedicated acceleration team: experts in service design, business planning, investment readiness, social impact assessment
  4. Networking with 50+ mentors and investors: access to our prestigious network of impact investors, mentors, and advisors
  5. Desk in the co-working area and meeting rooms: access to events organized at the headquarters in the heart of Turin

Selection times and program

The main steps of this edition of the PLANET FOUNDAMENTALS program (*dates are subject to change):

Submit your application by 23:59 on 05/05/2024.

Apply to Planet Foundamentals