Social Business Plan Competition

All submissions must be online. Plans must be submitted as an attachment in Microsoft Word format. Deadline for submissions is 5:00 PM December 20, 2012. All submissions must have Team Leader’s name, email address, and name of the institution. Once ready, please submit at the bottom of this page.

Important Dates

  • Registration and submission: Until December 20, 2012 
  • Submission of Social Business Plan (no more than 2 pages): December 20, 2012
  • Qualifying Presentations: 1:00 p.m. on January 18, 2013 
  • Finalist Presentations: 2:00 p.m. on January 18, 2013
  • Identify a “Social Problem” in your community (Home or Collegiate)
  • Identify at least one faculty member or an entrepreneur to advise each team
  • Prepare a Social Business Plan and submit online (no more than 2 pages)
  • Use the structure below to prepare the presentation 
  • Bring 3’x 4’ Poster Board that summarizes your Social Business Plan. 
  • Prepare a 5 minute presentation. 
  • Teams will present before judges at the Qualifying Round.
  • Qualifying Round winners will present in the Final Round.
  • Winners will receive Awards from Professor Yunus. 
Submission and Presentation Structure
  • Social Problem Addressed – The Social Business opportunity
  • Solution Proposed - Business Model, Product/Services/Programs
  • Market Analysis and Strategy
  • Launch Strategy and Requirements
  • Financial Plan and Sustainability 
  • Impact Summary – Social Benefits