Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC)

Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC)

Business innovation and social impact assessment.

Investor Network | United States of America | Community Development

 

Overview

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring exposure and over $80000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world s most pressing challenges. Teams from across the globe learn how to design scalable models through a process that emphasizes stakeholder discovery business innovation and social impact assessment. Founded by MBA students at UC Berkeley s Haas School of Business in 1999 the GSVC has evolved into a global network of premier business schools universities and programs in the US Europe Asia Africa and Latin America. Each partner school and a program is supported by a network that includes other universities and organizations judges mentors and investors focused on social impact innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2017 GSVC received over 600 entries from 65 countries. GSVC has helped launch successful social ventures such as Revolution Foods d.light Husk Power Ethos Water Sanergy and World of Good.

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Increasing financial/environmental sustainability of smallholder farmers worldwide

We design and deliver affordable accessible reliable and simple to...

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Income/Productivity Growth
Food Security
Agricultural Productivity

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Global

People

Wayne Turner

Joint

ReMaterials

High quality roofing for the developing world

Over one billion people in slums and villages worldwide are...

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Health Improvement
Affordable Housing

regions

India

People

Hasit Ganatra


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2220 Piedmont Ave
Berkeley California 94720
United States of America



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Last Update: Oct 08, 2017 6:04 a.m.

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