Six selected Finalists have the opportunity to interact with successful social entrepreneurs at a special IBC Innovation breakout session.
Past sessions include:
Applications will be released in May 2014 and accepted until September 1st, 2014. Teams must be comprised of 50% female and meet the requirements detailed below. Three semifinalists will be selected to pitch their ideas at the Innovation Competition at IBC, where a panel of judges will select the final winners.
The first place winner of the 2014 Innovation Competition will receive a monetary award to implement her business plan, as well as the opportunity to be recognized for her idea in front of all the 1000 participants and guests of the IBC 2014 at the closing ceremonies. The runner up will also receive an award an recognition at the closing ceremonies. The winner and finalists will receive exposure to and opportunity to network with corporate leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, students, and more at IBC and through HUWIB outlets.