Across HBS and beyond, resources are available for you as you consider and bring to life an idea for the New Venture Competition. Resources offered exclusively for the Social Enterprise Track include:

View webinars with alumni social entrepreneurs & investors

 

New Venture Competition workshops

 

Examples of past entries

AppSuccess, 2011 Finalist

A collaborative web-based platform which matches low-income high school seniors with college students from top universities, who work together one-on-one to select colleges, complete a competitive college application, and apply for financial aid-all through the online platform.
Executive Summary
Presentation
Business Plan

Barakat Bundle, 2015 Runner-up Team

A conditional newborn essentials kit that reduces infant and maternal mortality in South Asia.
Executive Summary
Presentation
Business Plan

FOCUS Foods, 2015 Winner

Urban aquaponics farm that will be a self-sustaining symbiotic fish and produce system.
Executive Summary
Presentation
Harvard students entering NVC: to receive a copy of the FOCUS Foods business plan, please email julia@focusfoodsinc.com

Tomato Jos, 2014 Runner-up Team

Vertically integrated tomato processing company.
Executive Summary
Presentation
Business Plan

WAVE Hospitality Academy, 2013 Runner-up Team

Empowering youth in West Africa to access employment opportunities through vocational training.
Executive Summary
Presentation
Harvard students entering NVC: to receive a copy of the WAVE business plan, please contact SEI at se@hbs.edu

 

General SE Resources