Entry forms due
- Competition Organizer
Harvard Business School; HBS Social Enterprise Initiative
- Local US Event
- Boston, MA
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Who's Eligible
Open to students enrolled in a full-time graduate degree program at Harvard University. Teams may include non-Harvard students, as long as at least one student attends Harvard and the team is composed of a majority of Harvard graduate students.
Business plans submitted to this competition must be projects that focus on the creation of social value in a significant and sustained manner.
- Important Dates
Teams must submit a Contest Entry Form by December 14, 2011. Executive summaries are due on March 22, 2012. A semi-final round of judging will take place on April 12, 2012, after which finalist teams will be selected. Contest finals and awards ceremony will take place on April 24, 2012.
- Competition Prizes
Grand prize winner: $25,000 cash, $25,000 in in-kind services
Runner-up: $10,000 cash, $10,000 in in-kind services
- Other Info
Students may choose to enter either the Business Venture Track, or the Social Venture Track for enterprises with an explicitly social agenda. Because some of the dates and deadlines differ, we've added the Business Venture Track as a separate competition.