Updated Sep 29, 2019CLOSED

Virtual Competition: Student Social Enterprise Accelerator

Offered by Acumen and The Rockefeller Foundation

In addition to supporting on campus competitions, Acumen and The Rockefeller Foundation are hosting a Virtual Challenge with the aim of inspiring and equipping students from all over the world with the skills and support to solve problems associated with poverty.
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GrantType
CLOSEDOct 15, 2019Deadline
Up to $20,000Amount
UnavailableDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
RegionAfrica, Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Low and Middle Income Countries
CountryN/A
Focus AreasYouth
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
Anyone can participate in the Virtual Challenge (and compete for $20,000 in funding per team!), so long as you meet the following eligibility and participation requirements:

Form a team of two people or more. At least one team member must be actively enrolled at a higher education institution.**
Complete 4 of the 5 assignments in the Lean Startup course (including the final assignment) and submit an application for the Accelerator program. At least two team members must complete the Lean Startup course.
Interview for and be selected to participate in the Student Social Enterprise Accelerator program.
Participate in at least 7 of the 8 Accelerator Learning Labs and submit all assignments, including a final pitch deck. The pitch deck must include a budget for the prize funding and a three-month work plan including key milestones and dates.
**Enrollment at a higher education institution is defined as taking one or more courses that earn credit towards an academic degree.

Application Directions

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