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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 2014, GSVC received 600 entries from nearly 40 countries. Previous years’ finalists include Husk Power, Revolution Foods, and d.light design.

2015 Global Social Venture Competition Global Finals and Conference

Local Impact, Global Reach

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

Join us for the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) Global Finals and Conference! This year, we will be exploring how social enterprises can drive transformational change, both locally and globally, and examine the opportunities and challenges facing social entrepreneurs as they seek to scale their impact.

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 Congratulations to the 2015 GSVC Global Finals Winners!


First Place Winner:



Second Place Winner:


Third Place Winner:


People’s Choice Winner:

Garbage Clinical Insurance

Quick Pitch Winner:



GSVC 2015 Global Finalists

Read about All of the Finalist Teams

Eighteen teams from around the world entered the final round of the competition. Read More >>