DEStudio

Marko and Aaron, DEStudio Members and co-founders of Green Ventures, pose with their organic fertilizer.

Marko and Aaron, DEStudio Members and co-founders of Green Ventures, pose with their organic fertilizer.

 
 

what is the destudio?

The DEStudio is the next step in Flame Tree Initiative’s programming and is exclusively available to DELab Graduates. The DEStudio serves as a partnership vehicle between the Flame Tree Initiative staff and the DEStudio Members. We work hand-in-hand to determine a one-year plan of action for each entrepreneur to reach his or her goals.

Goal

Support start-up entrepreneurs to advance their social enterprise to a stage in which they are ready to absorb external funding, develop partnerships, and scale their operations.

How we do it

Through dedicated training, mentorship, and the provision of resources, we support the growth of development entrepreneurs.

some of our offerings

  • Workshops, meet-ups, and networking opportunities

  • One-on-one site visits and consultations

  • Introductions to potential partners

  • Linking Members to scientific or technical advising

  • Assistance with marketing and media exposure

  • Editing proposals, presentations, and other external materials