FSU’s Ideas with Impact Social Entrepreneurship Challenge
The Jim Moran Institute extends an invitation to students from all disciplines to participate in the Ideas with Impact Social Entrepreneurship Challenge. A business background is not required.
Competition Goal: The idea is to present a business solution to a social problem or issue.
Participants are encouraged to form teams of three to four students to draft a plan for creating and sustaining a business solution to a social problem, such as poverty, illness, illiteracy, environmental destruction, and human rights abuses and corruption. The business solution can use a for-profit or nonprofit model. The competition is open to all FSU students who are currently enrolled.
Kickoff Workshop: October 2, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.,Rovetta Business Building, Room 108. The workshop will provide an overview of the competition and an introduction to social entrepreneurship.
Deadline for Entry: October 6, Entry is simple. Just send your problem statement and possible solution statement, which should be no more than one to two paragraphs, to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re interested, but haven’t refined your problem, just email a simple statement of intent to propose. Be sure to include your contact information.
Proposals Due: November 10
Winners Announced: November 30, The winners will be announced at a networking breakfast held at the University Center Club (3rd Floor, Futch Ballroom).
– Breakfast with author, business executive and entrepreneur, Andreas Widmer
– Travel costs and entry fees for national social entrepreneurship competitions
– Consultation and preparation for national competitions
– A professionally produced video pitch for national competitions
Don’t like public speaking? No problem, this competition is based on the written proposal.
Visit www.jmi.fsu.edu for competition rules, guidelines, tips and resources.