Announcing a new prize competition called D-Prize, which combines international development with social entrepreneurship. At D-Prize, we believe that the world has already discovered cheap, effective technologies to eradicate poverty in the developing world – today’s problem is lack of Distribution of those proven solutions.

This month, we are posting several distribution challenges. We are offering up to $20,000 in seed capital to 5-15 different social entrepreneurs who want to distribute proven technologies in the developing world. The seed capital will be used to fund a three-month pilot of your venture.



Competition Organizer


*International Event*

*Available in all states*

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Business - Canada
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Graduate - Canada
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Virtual/Online
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • iStart
  • PitchBurner
Who's Eligible

D-Prize challenges are open to anyone or any teams who submits an application.

Important Dates

First Round deadline: April 30, 2013
Final Round deadline: May 30, 2013

Competition Prizes

5-15 social entrepreneurs will receive seed funding between $10,000 and $20,000 to pilot their venture in the developing world.

Other Info

See www.d-prize.org for more information.