Wanted: Creative Social Entrepreneurs!

  • £50,000 prize fund. £100,000 worth of business support. 5 winners.
  • DBACE is seeking 18 to 30-year-old creative entrepreneurs who are driven by a mission to build and sustain social value through their enterprise.
  • All business stages are eligible. Creative industries specific.
  • Submissions accepted: Jan 14 - Mar 31, 2020.
  • Application tips & resources can be found via and information sessions will be held across the UK.
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DBACE supports visionary creative entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-30 who are driven by a mission to create and sustain social value through their enterprise.DBACE aims to reach ambitious individuals from all backgrounds with ideas that will improve the lives of others and the communities we live in.Deutsche Bank is partnering with MeWe360 to deliver this unique programme..It's not just about the moneyThe prize package is designed to give you everything you need to power up your idea or existing business so that you can take it to the next level.

To apply you need to:

— be 18-30 years old
— have a strong idea or an existing business in the creative industries
— want to create positive social impact through your enterprise
— be focussed and committed

You don't need to:

— have already set up your business. We help people translate ideas into reality as well as grow existing enterprises.
— be experts in business. You just need to be ready to grow with your idea. See the 'Should I apply?' page for full eligibility criteria.

A call out to all talent

We want to make sure that talented people, from all backgrounds, with great ideas or existing businesses can apply. We understand that people are busy and not everyone is used to presenting their business model so we have tried to keep the application process simple. On this site you will also find lots of helpful resources, as well as advice, to support you in the application process.

About Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has a long history of championing initiatives that drive positive change in society and is committed to helping build the long-term success of the UK creative industries. The global social enterprise programme Made for Good supports the success of all kinds of entrepreneurial ventures that create wider social good, including microenterprises, start-ups, non-profits and commercial businesses.The Awards are a natural extension of the longstanding commitment Deutsche Bank has to enabling economic growth and societal progress by creating positive impact in communities around the world.

About MeWe360

MeWe360 (MeWe) is a not for profit incubator for the creative industries and helps creatives develop thriving enterprises. MeWe has a roster of high calibre industry mentors and consultants as well as a vibrant membership network of creatives from across the UK.

Information Events

Webinar dates:

u00b7 Jan 30 at 7pm

u00b7 Feb 11 at 7pm:

u00b7 Mar 2 at 7pm:

u00b7 Mar 14 at 10am:

Our Scotland-based Meet & Greets:

u00b7 Edinburgh: Feb 3

u00b7 Edinburgh: Feb 4

u00b7 Glasgow: Feb 5


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Our Mission is to inspire and equip young people, irrespective of their background, to learn, develop and reach their full potential through enterprise education.

In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.


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