Zel

is an Entrepreneur Development Program created in partnership with Impact Hub Port-au-Prince and Katalyst Konbit to provide 20 early stage entrepreneurs a reliable workspace, a supportive network, and a 34-week entrepreneurship training curriculum. This program provides early-stage entrepreneurs with the tools needed to develop a successful business plan, develop a strong brand, and get ready for financial investment.

2019 Zel Program Fellows

An initiative made possible through the Facebook Community Leadership Program

Lainé Stephan

Rhum Choucoune

Ag: Liquor

Castelline Tilus

Ayiti Analytics

Data Science

Jupille Facile

Bambou Facile

Agriculture | Sustainability

Melinda Dominique

Mel's corner

Garment & Accessories

Woodzor Similien

RubyDo

Garment & Accessories

Stéphane Prophète

COPO Coffee

Ag: Coffee

Samuel J. Baptiste

ISERV

HR & Ecommerce

Nirva Jolicoeur

KIZI SA

Ag: Rice

Lub Lorry Lamysère

Code9Haiti

Coding & Technology

Yasmine Metellus

CPK

Education

Rutherford Julien

Hibiscus Travelling Tourist

Tourism

Mexile Ronsard

Drrovel

Household Products

Phito Volcy

Electech

Retail Tech

Junior Moise

LekolPress

Software

Debora Emmanuela Toussaint

Femtech

Women Empowerment

Luckens Eustache

KWEN PAM

Ecommerce

Marc NAHUM Léandre

Kreyaktif

Design & Marketing

Jules Ferard

Panorama Boutik

Ecommerce

Be sincere with your Intentions.
A passion followed by determination can save humanity.
Today is the day to step into your purpose.
Don’t be scared. Take the first step.
Faith will develop your wings.

Wake up from survival mode
We are born to fly and Love allows us to Thrive
When you leap, you might fail.
Be present so they can climb on your shoulders
so THEY can leap

Each season of life will ask you to transform.
Doing it with courage is your only choice.
Remember, you are never alone.
Love breaks down barriers.
Be Fearless.
Your victory is around the corner.

Reliable workplace Supportive network Entrepreneur training program

Foster learning, growth, and entrepreneurship

Zel

is a joint program made possible through the Facebook Community Leadership Program, Impact Hub Port-au-Prince and Katalyst Konbit. Impact Hub provides the space and it's established entrepreneurial ecosystem network and Katalyst Konbit delivers the Entrepreneur Development program.

FAQ

HOW CAN I BE INVOLVED, I'M NOT A BUSINESS OWNER OR AN ENTREPRENEUR BUT I HAVE TIME AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, CAN I BE INVOLVED??

One of the biggest needs from our community is access to mentorship, If you're interested please fill out this form

WHAT DO THE ENTREPRENEURS THAT PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM RECEIVE ?

All selected applicants will receive a membership at Impact Hub Port-au-Prince (A place that offers entrepreneurs a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow the positive impact of their work.

Katalyst Konbit’s 34-week entrepreneur development program consisting of business workshops in the following key areas:

Legal and Financial PlanningBusiness OperationsDesign ThinkingUser-Centered DesignBranding, Marketing and storytelling

HOW WERE THEY SELECTED?

The 2019 Zel Cohort was selected through an application process, through our partner Younoodle. We received over 90 Applicants which was then paired down to 37 semi finalists. Our Judges (from various sectors) reviewed each application and then we personally interviewed the semi finalist to make sure they were a great fit for the program.

I WANT TO SELL HAITIAN PRODUCTS IN MY BUSINESS, BUT I'M NOT LOCATED IN HAITI. HOW CAN WE MAKE THIS HAPPEN?

If you are interested in selling Haitian products in your markets please contact us here

WHAT IS THE FACEBOOK COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM?

Zel, is made possible by the Facebook Community Leadership program.

Through FCLP, we hope to elevate the role of community leaders as a critical piece in building diverse, supportive societies that bring people closer together, despite their differences. Leaders in our program achieve success through collaborative and purpose-driven approaches. We are providing these leaders with the knowledge, skills, tools, funding and support to activate their communities in new and innovative ways to promote positive and lasting impact. Read more

HOW OFTEN WILL THE ZEL PROGRAM TAKE PLACE?

We are planning to launch a new cohort once a year.

DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION (WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU) ?

Please fill out this form, You should expect a response within 48hrs. Thank you.

Meet Our Current Partners

Innovate and engage with us. We are looking for established companies looking to invest in the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Port-au-Prince. Get in Touch