See how student entrepreneurs are changing the world! Join us for the 16th annual Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) Conference and Global Finals!
Explore how social enterprises can drive transformational change, both locally and globally, at the Conference sessions on Local Impact, Global Reach. Confirmed speakers include keynote Tracy Palandjian, CEO and Co-Founder of Social Finance, and panelists from Tumml, Third Sector Capital, Strategy for Scale, and Gray Ghost Ventures that will address Social Venture Financing, the Next Generation of Social Enterprise, and Reverse Innovation and Design Thinking.
Over 500 teams entered the competition globally, and 18 Global Finalists will pitch and compete for $50,000 in funding. Competitors hail from 10 countries including the US, South Africa, Burkina Faso, China, Korea, Indonesia, Denmark, Italy, India and France.
This is your chance to see global approaches for turning ideas into impact:
-turning waste into roofing materials for slums in India (ReMaterials)
-improving maternal/newborn health with alternative employment for pregnant women in Indonesia (Du’Auyam)
-dramatically lowering money transfer fees for migrant and guest workers around the world (Xendit)
-reducing the number of strays in urban China (HomeStrays)
Past winners include Revolution Foods and World of Good (acquired by eBay).
Join us on April 10, 2015 at the Haas School of Business – University of California, Berkeley. For more info and to register, visit: www.gsvc.org/global-finals.