Robert Haynie has over 17 years of experience leading initiatives that bring together governments, companies, entrepreneurs, foundations, and non-profit organisations to address complex global challenges. His passion and expertise focuses on using innovative, market-based approaches to drive social change and generate economic prosperity for communities in need. He brings experience from the U.S. Department of […]

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SPRING Accelerator is returning to South Asia for 2018, selecting its next cohort from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and from Myanmar for the first time! Applications are open on our website from 2 October 2017 to 1 November 2017. We’re on the look-out for established, ambitious businesses across any and all sectors to address market opportunities and unmet needs for […]

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Dhaka, Bangladesh, 3 August 2017 –  SPRING, a global accelerator funded by DFID, USAID, Nike Foundation and Australian Aid, announces call for application for mid-sized, growth oriented businesses from Bangladesh that can transform the lives of adolescent girls aged 10-19 to scale and realise commercial potential with support from world-class experts. The announcement has been […]

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On Tuesday 27th of June, 26 members of the SheSays London community kick started their ‘10 Hours for Girls’ donation at Second Home with SPRING. Arianna Radji, SheSays coordinator in London gives us the scoop on the first event: SPRING want to host an event on the International Day of the Girl (11 October 2017), to […]

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In April and May 2017, The Yard Creative worked closely with Sehat Kahani, one of our Pakistan businesses from Cohort 2, as part of our Corporate Partnerships programme. Sehat Kahani was about to open 5 clinics to provide access to health care for marginalised communities in urban and rural Pakistan who extremely lack access to […]

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… doesn’t stay at Bootcamp! But what actually happens at Bootcamp you may ask? First, what is Bootcamp? Bootcamp 1 is the first step of the SPRING programme. It’s an important introduction to how we work, and the first chance to begin developing a model for the business at scale. We focus on developing an […]

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