National Social Venture Competition -- Call for Entrants
- Hello Edupreneurs,
I am a business student at Berkeley's Haas School of Business and a leader
of the National Social Venture Competition. NSVC is a great launching pad
for new businesses targeting environmental and social issues, like education.
One of last year's finalists targeting adult literacy was rolled up by
If you are interested in entering, note that executive summaries are due on
from today (Jan. 18). Beyond entrants, we are also actively soliciting
Read on for more information and please spread the word.
Greg Amrofell, MBA '03
Haas School of Business
National Social Venture Competition:
Call for Entrants (Executive Summaries Due Jan. 18, 2002)
Do you have a creative business idea that promotes environmental
or social responsibility? Do you want to network and build relationships
with leaders in the social venture business community? Do you want to
compete for over $100,000 worth of seed capital to start your social venture?
Then consider entering the 2002 National Social Venture Competition (NSVC).
In an unprecedented collaboration, the Haas School of Business at the
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia Business School and The
Goldman Sachs Foundation have joined forces to create the National Social
Venture Competition. It is one of the only nationwide business plan
that promotes the creation of social ventures businesses with financial and
social returns on investment. It is designed especially for those social
entrepreneurs with a vision of redefining profitability.
Whether you're new to the field or an experienced entrepreneur, participating
in NSVC is an opportunity you don't want to miss. The first deadline is
approaching (executive summaries are due January 18th, 2002), so visit
www.socialvc.net now to learn more about the competition.