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The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) provides aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. In 2015, GSVC received more than 500 entries from nearly 40 countries. Previous years’ finalists include Husk Power, Revolution Foods, and d.light design.


Enter the 2016 Global Social Venture Competition!

Now taking applications.
Deadline to enter is Friday, December 4, 2015 for most regions.
Visit the Compete section of the website for more information about eligibility and submission guidelines.


ANNOUNCING: The 2016 Global Finals event will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, April 1-2, 2016!

For the first time in over a decade, the Global Finals event will be held outside of the United States.
Hosted by our Southeast Asia partner, Thammasat Business School, the GSVC is excited to bring the Global Finals to Asia for the first time.


Read about the
2015 Global Social Venture Competition Global Finals and Conference

April 10, 2015 – Haas School of Business – University of California, Berkeley

    Conference Program PDF >>     Conference Videos >>     Pictures of the Winners >>     Scenes from the Finals >>