Resources & Benefits

Workshops

A series of workshops and office hours, covering topics such as how to develop a social enterprise pitch deck, identifying the market for social ventures, financial modeling, legal aspects of starting a social enterprise; and mixers to facilitate multi-disciplinary collaboration and team-building.

Executive Summary Development

The catalyst to develop an Executive Summary synopsis, and for semifinalist and finalist teams the opportunity to present a pitch deck.

Feedback

Feedback from expert judges at multiple stages in the process to help you strengthen and develop your ideas within the competition and beyond. Past judges have come from leading social sector organizations such as ACCION International, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Echoing Green, Invested Development, and The Bridgespan Group.

Reimbursement

Reimbursement of start-up expenses up to $1,000.

In-kind Awards

Fast-tracking and in-kind awards for winners and runners-up, in addition to financial awards totaling $75,000.