Social Impact Competitions/Challenges

The Global Social Venture Competition

About: The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges. Teams from across the globe learn how to design scalable models through a process that emphasizes stakeholder discovery, business innovation, and social impact assessment.

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Singularity University – Global Impact Challenges

About: Global Impact Challenges (GICs) are annual competitions held in partnership with sponsor organizations worldwide and organized by geography and theme. These challenges are an open call to entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists, and engineers with the most innovative ideas for moonshot innovations and startups that can positively impact a billion people in 10 years.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements*:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English

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Green Tech Challenge

About: We connect the best green startups with top-tier consultants and investors through intense 4-day growth programmes all over Europe.

Participation for startups is free!

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