Do you have an awesome idea to solve a social or environmental problem? Are you ready to take action, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone.
The 2021 Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge will take you from idea to entrepreneur – helping bring your idea to life AND sharpening your social business skills!
About Social Shifters
Social Shifters helps next generation leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to make a difference in the world.
We operate on a non-profit basis, providing inspiring stories, engaging learning, and a global community of support to propel you forward.
Use our revolutionary Social Shifters platform to get your project, campaign or venture off the ground, fast.
The Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge is all about supporting young people (18-30) to take entrepreneurial action on social and environmental issues that matter to you.
- Everyone who enters receives a package of FREE startup support and mentoring to develop their idea.
- The first 500 applicants will receive a VIP ticket to the Social Enterprise World Forum 2021.
- The best idea solutions will compete for cash prizes and funding pots of up to $10,000!
- Finalists will receive global recognition and exposure at the Social Enterprise World Forum 27-29 Sept 2021.
Rules and Timeline
We will be accepting submissions from May 26 to July 16. It’s quick and simple to submit an entry. Just tell us about the social or environmental problem you want to solve, what your business solution is, and what difference it will make. Upload a short video if you can, to bring your submission to life.
The Challenge is open to anyone 18-30 years old.
You can enter on your own or as a team (up to 5 members). Team participation is strongly encouraged.
We’re looking for a business solution to an environmental or social issue. This can be a non-profit or for-profit idea but must be at an early stage (less than one year old with no significant funding in place).
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