Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Language Requirement Not Required
Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
Language of Instruction English
Opportunity ID 7728
Apply to the Impact Challenge and WIN $15,000 award
1st round application deadline: May 31, 2021
2nd round application deadline: July 15, 2021
3rd round of application: August 27, 2021
Competition date: November 13, 2021
Location: New York, United States
Organization: Business Today
Theme of Conference in 2021: The work of tommorrow
About the program
Business Today is organizing an annual challenge (Impact Challenge) in its International conference in 2021.
in 2021, Business Today continues its Impact Challenge which is a seed-funding competition for students interested in social entrepreneurship. this competition is focused on social entrepreneurship to encourage undergraduate social entrepreneurs from around the globe to upgrade their business and take a new step toward their business success. including those accepted to the Conference through our regular application.
Selected applicants will get $15000 in seed funding from Moody’s and participation at Pear VC’s summer 2022 accelerator.
Who is eligible for this competition?
- Be undergraduate students
- Be founder or member of the social impact startup team
- Must be able to attend all three days of the conference
The impact Challenge award:
- One Month Mentorship from Top business executives
- The winner will receive $15,000
- Participation in an international conference is paid by Business Today for the Top 5 team to compete.
- fully paid trip to New York covering:
- fun experiences
- Possibility to be recognized as Forbes 30 under 30 founders.
NOTE: visa cost and a 75 dollar security deposit need to be paid by the applicant.
How to apply?
To participate in the international conference, applicants can apply directly to the conference through regular application for the conference, apply to impact challenge or apply to a writing competition. Eligible students who want to participate in this competition (Impact Challenge), should make a team of one to 5 members and submit only one application to the challenge. The application can be submitted online before the deadline.
Applicants need to write short essays about the impact of your business on society, the way you will use the grant and the team. Having a business model, pitch book and website is optional.
For more information please visit the Official Website of Impact Challenge