Orange County Social Entrepreneurship Competition - $125,000

Now accepting business plan submissions! Apply today at entrepreneurship.saddleback.edu
Now accepting business plan submissions! Apply today at entrepreneurship.saddleback.edu
The Orange County Social Entrepreneurship Competition seeks business plans for an emerging idea or replicable model from an individual or existing organization designed to solve challenges in a wide range of areas including but not limited to: poverty, homelessness, environment, urban revitalization, health, and education.

Competition Finalists will present their plans to the public at a presentation showcase on May 10. Following the competition, finalists will benefit from consultation services in preparation for an investor pitch in September.

Finalists from this first-of-its-kind competition will have a rare opportunity to pitch their ideas to social impact investors from across the nation, with funding possibilities upwards of $125,000.

  • Cash prizes ranging from $1,000 — $10,000 will be awarded to the finalists in each category
  • Each finalist will receive an investor assessment and coaching services valuing more than$20,000 to help prepare for the final pitch to potential investors in September
  • Scholarship to enroll in a social entrepreneurship or other business course at Saddleback College

The competition is open to individuals, groups, non-profit and for-profit entities inside and outside of orange county. The submission deadline is April 18, 2014. All applicants will have access to webinar trainings and online resources to guide the preparation of their applications.

Complete your application at: entrepreneurship.saddleback.edu 


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