Global Social Ventures Competition Mixer

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GSVC is a global business plan competition for social ventures, organizations create profits, but also a social or environmental solution.



  • Start-ups (student-run or otherwise)
  • Students who are interested in joining a team
  • Faculty or Advisors who work with entrepreneurial students
  • Social Entrepreneurs who can serve as mentors
  • Leaders to join the Student Organizing Committee
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about GSVC!


Bring your questions about the competition and join us for a fun networking and informational event.

Please RSVP to: GTgsvc@gmail.com



The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges. Teams from across the globe learn how to design scalable models through a process that emphasize stakeholder discovery, business innovation, and social impact assessment.

Founded by MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in 1999, the GSVC has evolved into a global network of 13 premier business schools, universities, and programs in the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. Each partner school and program is supported by vast regional and local networks that include other universities and organizations, student organizers, judges, mentors, and investors in the social impact, innovation, and entrepreneurship space. In 2015, GSVC received more than 500 entries from close to 40 countries. GSVC has helped launch successful social ventures such as Kiva, d.light, Revolution Foods, Husk Power, Ethos Water, and World of Good.




  • Workflow Status:Published
  • Created By:Kristen Bailey
  • Created:09/15/2015
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:04/13/2017