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Accelerating Innovation

As social entrepreneurship has taken on increasing prominence over the past two decades, HBS alumni have been at the forefront of change from starting new organizations and embedding an entrepreneurial spirit within established ones to funding innovators in the field and creating new forms of social investing.


It All Starts Here

The Social Enterprise Track of the New Venture Competition provides an opportunity for students to explore social entrepreneurship and test ideas for social innovation in a rigorous and supportive environment.


teams participating in Social Enterprise track of the New Venture Competition since 2001


teams participated in 2024