Youth with the concepts to alter social or environmental issues are invited to take part in the Global Innovation Challenge 2021 by Social Shifters.

About Social Shifters

Social Shifters is a worldwide community of next-generation leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. A non-profit group, working alongside the Social Enterprise Institute and their international companions to assist social and environmental motion and entrepreneurship.

About the Challenge

The 2021 Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge will take you from concept to entrepreneur – serving to convey your concept to life and sharpening your social enterprise expertise.

  • Everyone who enters receives a package deal of Free startup assist and mentoring to develop their concept.
  • The first 500 candidates will obtain a VIP ticket to the Social Enterprise World Forum 2021.
  • The greatest concept options will compete for money prizes and funding pots of as much as $10,000
  • Finalists will obtain international recognition and publicity on the Social Enterprise World Forum 27-29 Sept 2021.
  • There are prizes for runners up too, and all shortlisted concepts get alternatives for international recognition and media publicity.
  • The Challenge is open to anybody 18-30 years outdated.
  • You can enter by yourself or as a crew (as many as 5 members). Team participation is strongly inspired.
Selection Process

All entries shall be evaluated based mostly on the next:

  • Impactful: Will the enterprise concept resolve a vital social or environmental drawback?
  • Innovative: Is the concept insightful, and probably a breakthrough answer to the issue?
  • Feasible: Could the concept be carried out with monetary and mentoring assistance?
  • Scalable: Does this concept have the potential to be expanded on a bigger scale?

Submissions that embody a brief video pitch (lower than 60 seconds) will obtain extra factors within the analysis.

How to Apply?
  •  It’s fast and easy to submit an entry.
  • Just inform concerning the social or environmental drawback you wish to resolve, what your online business answer is, and what distinction it would make. This is usually a non-profit or for-profit concept however have to be at an early stage (lower than one year old with no vital funding in place).
  • Upload a brief video in case you can, to convey your submission to life.
  • Interested candidates can submit their concepts by this link.
Important Dates
  1. Registration Open- April 1, 2021
  2. Application Open- May 26, 2021
  3. Submission Deadline- July 16, 2021
  4. Evaluation Period- July 17 to August 9, 2021
  5. Incubation Period for Finalist- August 10 to September 17, 2021
  6. Prizes and Awards- September 27 to September 29, 2021
Contact Details

Email: [email protected]

Click here to view the Global Innovation Challenge 2021 by Social Shifters

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