Global Network Students Invited to Compete in Social Venture Startup Competition

November 8, 2016

The application deadline for the 2017 Global Social Venture Competition, founded at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business is December 5, 2016.

Haas School of Business invites teams from all Global Network schools to compete in the 2017 Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), a competition for teams of at least one current student (undergraduate or graduate) or recent graduate from any school or program in the world. GSVC empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and prize money to transform their ideas into fundable, scalable ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges. Finalist teams from across the globe will go to UC-Berkeley, April 5-7, 2017 to compete for more than $80,000 in prizes.

All entries are reviewed by leading experts in the fields of social entrepreneurship, innovation, and impact investing. The deadline to apply is December 5. Learn more at or join us online on Nov 14 at 5:00 PM (US-Pacific) or Nov 16 at 8:00 AM (US-Pacific) for an overview of the competition and to ask questions.  To dial-in: