Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) Asia- Africa 2011
Start Date 22 October, 2010
End Date 06 March, 2011
Event Category Business Plan Competitions
Where Indian School Of Business (ISB, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
City Others
Contact Person Sarmaji; Mayura; Sugandha

Event Description:

Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) 2011

Calling all profit-making ideas that have high social impact

GSVC is a business plan competition whose mission is to promote entrepreneurial businesses that satisfy two criteria:

•clear and measurable social objectives and impact
•financially sustainable, in the sense that they are profitable or self-supporting through revenue generation.

The Indian School of Business (ISB) as the Asia – Africa Partner is responsible for promoting the GSVC in India, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, UAE, Southern and Eastern Africa.

Important dates:

1.November 10, 2010: Submission of executive summary to ISB at This is optional, teams sending in executive summaries will be provided feedback & mentorship

2.December 27, 2010: Submission of Final Business Plans to ISB at

3.January 8, 2011: Initial judging round at ISB

4.March 3 - 6, 2011: GSVC Asia - Africa Regional Finals at ISB

6.April 7 - 9, 2011: Global Finals at Haas, Berkeley


We would recommend that teams can register along with a five-page executive summary by November 10, 2010 to take advantage of mentoring support.

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