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Social Business Creation competition-HEC Montréal and Yunus

12/21/2018 category: others competition 

Students are invited to join the fourth annual Social Business Creation competition (SBC) organized by HEC Montréal and Yunus Centre.
In this competition, participants will be trained by our professors and experts in social entrepreneurship. The training will enable them to build profitable businesses that effectively address their target social issues. This competition is open to students of all disciplines in any programs at higher education institutions around the world. For a quick idea of the program, please view our short video of the previous edition at
Beside the rich learning experience both online and in Montreal, participants will get chances to win prizes in each of the three rounds (CAD 57,500 in total).
Application period
  • Independent applications (i.e. teams apply directly to SBC without going through their educational institutions) need to submit their online application by January 31, 2019.
  • Educational institutions can submit applications to on behalf of their students by February 28, 2019.
Round 1
Online training and work in the field
Social innovation
1 February – 31 March
Round 2
Online training and work in the field
Business innovation
1 April – 31 May
Round 3
Face-to face training in Montreal, Canada, and final presentations
Execution and scale-up
23-30 September

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