Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Global Social Venture Competition Finals :: Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley - April 7 & 8

Top teams from around the world will gather at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley for the Global Social Venture Competition Finals, to compete for $45,000 in prizes. On Thursday, April 7, the Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Finalists will compete for the SIA Award, and on Friday, April 8, the Global Finalist teams will pitch their social ventures and engage in Q&A with a panel of expert judges. The pitches are open to the public and free to attend.

I like that some of the finalists' ventures are environmentally friendly, like Sanergy:)

Here's the schedule:

Thursday, April 7th

  • Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Presentations* - 3:00 to 5:15 PM, Men's Faculty Club, Seaborg Room. SIA finalist teams present the social impact of their businesses to a panel of expert judges.

3:00 PM Welcome

3:15-3:35 PM Edumile.org Presentation and Q & A
3:40-4:00 PM MAGNiVY Presentation and Q & A
4:05-4:25 PM Prakti Design Presentation and Q & A
4:30-4:50 PM Sanergy Presentation and Q & A
4:55-5:15 PM PAANI Presentation and Q & A

5:15 PM Closing

Friday, April 8th

  • Global Finals Presentations* - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Haas School of Business, Andersen Auditorium. Global finalist teams make their final presentations to a panel of expert judges.

9:00 AM Welcome

9:10 -9:35 AM IKAWA Presentation and Q&A

9:40-10:05 AM DeepScan Presentation and Q&A

10:10-10:35 AM Tilapiana Presentation and Q&A

10:35-10:50 AM Break

10:50-11:15 AM SMILE Floss Presentation and Q&A

11:20 -11:45 AM Beti Halali Presentation and Q&A

11:50 AM-12:15 PM TreePlanet Presentation and Q&A

12:15-1:15 PM Lunch Break

1:15-1:40 PM Prakti Designs Presentation and Q&A

1:45-2:10 PM NextDrop Presentation and Q&A

2:15-2:40 PM iziWasha Presentation and Q&A

2:40-2:50 PM Break

2:50-3:15 PM Solar Light Pillow Project Presentation and Q&A

3:20-3:45 PM FINDG One Drop Presentation and Q&A

3:50-4:15 PM Sanergy presentation and Q&A

Can't make it? Presentations will be live streaming here.

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