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D-Prize Our world has already invented many effective poverty solutions, but sadly most fail to reach actual people in need. Can you start a new social enterprise and solve this problem?

Business Plan Competition

OVERVIEW

Description

D-Prize is a call to the world’s boldest entrepreneurs. Can you design a new social enterprise and distribute a proven development intervention to people in need? Submit your idea in the next D-Prize competition for a chance to win up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in Africa, India, or another other developing region.

D-Prize will award 5-15 social entrepreneurs funding during each competition. If your pilot is successful, we will help you find future funding and grow to impact millions.

PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS

SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS

  • Clean and Green Technology
  • Communications / Media / ICT
  • Mobile
  • Sanitation, Waste Management
  • Tech
  • Web, SaaS, Online Tech

supporting ventures in these regions

  • Central Asia
  • Europe
  • Global
  • India
  • Latin America
  • Middle East / North Africa
  • Oceania
  • Southeast Asia
  • Subsaharan Africa
  • US, Canada

TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED

  • Hybrid