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2014 Student Social Venture Programme

22 Oct 2014 - 13:30

The UCT GSB along with other partner organizations are hosting a programme to provide seed capital to social entrepreneurs. Social ventures are the future of our country, building both enterprises and society. A consortium of partners are undertaking to discover, invest in and assist the grow of South Africa’s social venture ideas.

If you think you’re one of South Africa’s leading social entrepreneurs then bring your transformative idea and business plan to the SSVP talent pool. View the poster here.  If you wish to apply for funding, complete the Executive Summary document and upload to http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/ssvpapply. For more information see http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/ssvp or contact Aubrey Singo on 011 881 8678.

Entrants will participate in a pitching process that will build their knowledge, expose them to funders and eventually give them a global platform at the Global Social Venture Competition hosted by UC Berkley's Haas School of Business. If you think you are one of South Africa's leading social entrepreneurs then bring your transformative idea and business plan to the SSVP talent pool.

Finalists will be sponsored flights and accommodation in Cape Town to present to a panel of social innovation experts, with the winner gaining an entry into the regional round of the GSVC in London.

For more information see:
http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/s.asp?p=414
Entries to be submitted at:
http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/s.asp?p=416

Save the Date:
21 November – Close of applications
24 November – Notification of finalists
11 December – Final pitch event

Follow us at:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ssvpsa
Twitter: @NISAGSB

Our competition partners:
Global Student Venture Competition: www.gsvc.org
Hult Prize: www.hultprize.org

2013 SSVP winner: Lumkani: www.lumkani.com

2012 SSVP winner: Reel Gardening www.reelgardening.co.za