The Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) Initiative provides end-to-end support for entrepreneurs in the Tibetan diaspora. Through its programs and services, TED helps aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners develop successful, sustainable, and impact-oriented enterprises. TED is designed to celebrate and nurture entrepreneurship in the Tibetan community. It aims to be a catalyst for entrepreneurship that contributes to long-term economic sustainability and self-reliance in the Tibetan community in-exile.
The Pre-Incubation Training program is designed to provide entrepreneurship training to aspiring entrepreneurs with a business idea or recent startups who need assistance developing a business plan.
Business Incubation is a customized program for entrepreneurs who have a business plan and are ready to launch their business as well as current business owners looking to expand or scale.
Funding is available to selected entrepreneurs who have received Pre-Incubation training as well as entrepreneurs with a vetted business plan who seek seed capital but do not wish to attend training.
Being a part of the TED program is a great opportunity to shape your future. Not only did I gain the tools to to grow my business, I was able to receive funding to make my plan a reality. Thank you for all the support along this amazing journey.
Tsetan Dolkar, 2015 TED Entrepreneur
Participating in the TED program has been a wonderful experience. It wasn’t always easy, but the training we received has prepared us to tackle the challenges of starting up a business. Thank you for your support.
Tenzin Choezin, 2015 TED Entrepreneur
The experience we had during pre-incubation training was invaluable. We learned so much and were able to develop a concrete business plan. I feel confident that we are ready to take our business to the next level and I am sure my fellow TED entrepreneurs feel the same way.