Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) Asia- Africa 2011
Start Date 10 November, 2010
End Date 06 March, 2011
Event Category Business Plan Competitions
Where Indian School of Business (ISB), Gachibowli, Hyderabad
City Hyderabad
Contact Person Sarmaji or Mayura or 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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