Virtual Venture-Building Programme For Students

Current university students are invited to join a six-month venture-building programme. With the help of mentors, participants will develop their ideas into working solutions to issues in agriculture, education technology, healthcare, sustainability, or economic empowerment. The deadline is on Thursday 1st July 2021.

The Fishbowl Challenge is a six-month intensive venture-building programme for young college entrepreneurs.

Participants will have a chance to recruit or join a globally diverse team as they move from idea to venture with support from senior-level industry mentors.

Social ventures may focus on combatting the issues in these five critical areas: agriculture, economic empowerment, education technology, healthcare, and renewable energy & sustainability. 

Participants will get to work in international teams of college students from across the world and solve problems with like-minded peers in this venture-building programme.

Winners will receive up to $50,000 in equity-free seed funding to launch their social ventures.

The deadline is on Thursday 1st July 2021. 


Main Criteria

The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in a university/college, and those who have accepted admission into a university/college as of September 2021.

Applicants from all around the world are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Find out more now.

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