D-Prize 2020 Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs

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-Prize supports new entrepreneurs who increase
distribution of proven poverty interventions.

The world has already invented products and services to end poverty, yet the best are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below?

If selected we will award you up to $20,000 USD to launch a pilot version of your new organization in any region where extreme poverty exists. 

TIMELINE

Select a challenge above and be prepared for the following deadlines: 

  • The Global Competition launches on September 9th, 2019.
  • Early Submission Deadline: October 20th, 2019 at midnight PT (pacific time) 
  • Regular Submission Deadline: November 10th, 2019 at midnight PT (pacific time) 
  • Extension Deadline (limited to 200 people who register): December 1st, 2019 at midnight PT (pacific time). Register for an extension.

VALUATION PROCESS

ROUND 1

Submit your concept note and resume(s). 

ROUND 2

Top 5% of entrepreneurs are invited to submit a full 10 page proposal. You will have  four weeks to submit.

 FINAL ROUND  

Top entrepreneurs interview.  Winners will receive up to $20,000 to launch.

LAUNCH

Spend the next three months using your talent to start a venture and help millions of people.

ELIGIBILITY

D-Prize is for aspiring entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world, of any age, and any background.

We will consider funding existing organizations only if: you are piloting a new distribution-focused initiative, and you need high risk capital.

Apply here!

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