Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition

Gsec is a leading-edge international social venture plan competition, where interdisciplinary student teams from around the world propose creative, commercially viable businesses aimed at reducing poverty in the developing world. a world-class program, gA world-class program, gsec supports students as they develop innovative business models that achieve poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor. throughout the process – from application to gsec week – students receive expert guidance, refine their business skills, develop their networks

Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition
Category : Social Design
Starts : Nov. 30, -0001 Deadline : Nov. 9, 2011
Cost : Free Awards : € 23.00

MAIN DETAILS

The main category for Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition is "Social Design" and there are not any sub-categories indicated. . The focus of Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition is "develop innovative business models that achieve poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor" and some keywords are: " social, global ". Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition is a Idea Competition (or Design Driven Innovation, Feedbacks & Thoughts) competition. Technology Oriented . Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition targets students. Restrictions while designing are not stated.

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CONTACT DETAILS

The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: University of Washington faculty City: Washington / Country: United States of America. Phone number: (206) 543-8003.

 

Contacts for Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition
Website : http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/gbc/globalsocialentrepreneurshipco
Contact-Us Page : http://www.foster.washington.edu/Pages/Contacts.as
Contact Email : krueger6@uw.edu

 

SECONDARY DETAILS

The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated. The competition has an English website. This competition orginates from United States of America. The exact year when the first edition of the competition was organized is not stated. The currend edition number of this competition is not known. This competition is annual, it repeats every year. ( Repeats Annually ).

 

ORGANIZER & SPONSORS

Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition is organized by GSEC ( Design, Innovation or Technology Incubator ). There are 10 sponsors total. Sponsor #1: Microsoft. Sponsor #2: Seaif. Sponsor #3: Globalhealth. Sponsor #4: T-mobile.com. Sponsor #5: Foster. Sponsor #6: Fluke. Sponsor #7: Gatesfoundation. Sponsor #8: Echoinggreen. Sponsor #9: Unreasonableinstitute. Sponsor #10: Aze Malawo, African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific NW; Dyuti Baral, 2010 UW Hubert Humphrey Fellow; Petros Dlamini, 2009 UW Hubert Humphrey Fellow; Kunle Oguneye, The African Network %u2013 TAN; Rober

 

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING

Minimum age required to join is 18 , and Maximum age limit is 30. Maximum number of submission allowed per participant is 1 (You cannot make multiple submissions). Both individual and team submissions are allowed. The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people, but you should re-confirm it. This is an international competition, participants from all over the world can join. There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated. This competition is open only to Academicians. This competition is Open to Alumni.

 

Eligibility Conditions
URL : http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/gbc/globalsocialentrepreneurshipco

 

PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY

The competition results are not published as a book. Competition results are not published online. There will be a Gala Night and Award Ceremony of the competition. We do not know clearly where will the ceremonies take place or where is the location of the gala-night. There will be a temporary physical exhibition of winners. ( The exhibition of this competition will take place in: EXHIBITIONVENUE. ). Pictures of participants are not published. Private information of participants are not published. The result books / annuals are not distributed for free, they are sold to all. Yes, there is a free pr-campaign for winners.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

There are 3 types of awards in this competition. There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards. The total award prizes sum to: 21400 Euros (€). The organizer could possibly realize the winning designs. Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs. Award details are as follows: GSEC Grand Prize, Global Health Prize, Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Prize, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A. For more information and other awards visit here.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS

Page and file limits for this design competition is not clearly stated. Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 0 KB. Technical Drawings or Source Files do not need to be submitted. Physical entries are not required to be submitted. Only Native Formats (Such as CAD, DWG, DXF, MP3, EPS Files etc) are accepted. Only digital submission using online form. There is no need to submit how-to-produce / realization information for the project. The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated. Pixel sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated. Paper sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.

 

Submission Requirements
URL : http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/gbc/globalsocialentrepreneurshipco

 

EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING

It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process. The selection of winners is made by step by step elimination. There is no public voting, winners will be voted by the jury. The participants will not recieve a printed score sheet or see their scores online. The competition will send printed jury notes to the participants by mail. Submissions are not given numeric score. The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss nor access them online. Judging criteria are not stated.

 

Evaluation Methodology
URL : http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/gbc/globalsocialentrepreneurshipco

 

JURY DETAILS

The size of the jury is indicated as zero. Jury details are not given, it is possible that there is no jury and the judging is based on public voting. Detailed list of jury members are not indicated for this competition.

 

Jury Members
URL : The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given.

 

DESIGNERS' RIGHTS

Designer keeps all the rights to the designs. Participants can choose not to participate in Publishings such as Books and Online Exhibitions. Physical submissions are kept by the organizer and are not returned (Submissions become the property of the organizer).

 

WINNERS OBLIGATIONS

Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 0 Euros (€). The obligations of the winners, for example if they do need to pay any more expenses etc, including advertsing, pr-making etc, is not indicated. The organizers did not indicate wheather the winners have to participate in an event or not. The participants are not required to make advertisements for the competition. Winner designers are given a chance to work for the organizer or sponsors. Winners are not obliged to sell their designs to the organizer.

 

Winners' Obligations
URL : http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/gbc/globalsocialentrepreneurshipco

 

CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES

The competition sends a hardcopy participation certificate for joining. The competition sends a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners. The competition will send a physical trophy or an award winners. The winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier winning products and designs.

 

PRESS RELEASE

A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.

 

DESIGN BRIEF

The design brief is as follows: Which institution wants us to design: University of Washington. What kind of institution wants us to design: University. The ultimate aim of the competition: innovative business models . Who to design for: students..

 

Brief Text
URL : http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/gbc/globalsocialentrepreneurshipco

 

RESULTS

Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public. Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.

 

Results & Pages
Winners :
PR Results :

 

DESCRIPTION

A world-class program, gsec supports students as they develop innovative business models that achieve poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor. throughout the process – from application to gsec week – students receive expert guidance, refine their business skills, develop their networks, and gain access to new resources. application deadline: november 9, 2011, 8 am pacific standard time application review process november 9 – december 15, 2011: application review december 15 – 30, 2011: gsec week semi-finalist teams selected, paired w/ mentors semi-finalist team deadlines january 19, 2012: gsec full business plan, one page summary drafts due february 16, 2012: gsec final business plan, one page summary, one powerpoint slide due gsec week: february 27 – march 2, 2012 (seattle, wa, usa) all semi-finalist teams attend gsec week february 27 – 29, 2012: gsec company visits, coaching rounds, trade show march 1, 2012: gsec competition rounds & awards banquet march 2, 2012: gsec breakfast for finalist teams

 

REVIEW

We do not have an editorial review of this design competition.

 

WEBSITE

The following is an excerpt from Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition website: rules & application prospective students current students alumni corporations & recruiters academics degree programsundergraduatembampaccmsisphdcertificatesglobal business program certificatecertificate in innovation & entrepreneurshipcertificate of international studies in businesssales programtechnology entrepreneurship certificatedepartmentsaccountingfinance & business economicsinformation systems & operations managementmanagement & organizationmarketing & international business centers, faculty & research centersbusiness and economic developmentglobal businessinnovation and entrepreneurshipleadership and strategic thinkingfaculty & research executive education executive seminarsexecutive development programglobal strategy & leadershipminority business executive programpacific rim bankers programstrategic partnershipsinternational programs about foster the foster dnathe dean's officepublicationssocial media at fosterpaccar hall news & events news from fosterfoster in the mediafoster eventscontacts centers, faculty and research > global business center > global social entrepreneurship competition global social entrepreneurship competition schedulerules & applicationteamsvolunteers & sponsorspress room schedulerules & applicationteamsvolunteers & sponsorspress room rules & application page image applications open until novemember 9, 2011, 8am pacific standard time  how to apply confirm eligibility: review gsec rules and eligibility review: gsec prizes & confidenitality guidelines* prepare: the gsec application is entirely online and consists of a team registration and summary of the business idea.  review the gsec application requirements to prepare your business summary. apply: online gsec application by november 9, 2011, 8am pacific standard time no late submissions accepted why apply to gsec? learning & networking: gsec is the place for students to learn about harnessing the power of commercial strategies to reduce

 

IMAGES, POSTERS AND BANNERS

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SCORE SHEET

Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition, focuses on Social Design, and last date of submissions is: 09 / 11 / 2011. Click on a scoring criteria to learn more.

 

1088.87

TOTAL QUALITY SCORE
· EVALUATION 20.14
· DATES & TIMELINE 35.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 71.43
· SECONDARY DETAILS 21.13
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 58.44
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 66.67
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 43.33
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 90.83
· PRESS RELEASE 100.00
· MAIN DETAILS 88.00
· FEES & COSTS 93.75
· JURY DETAILS 0.00
· ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 94.32
· CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 75.83
· RESULTS 0.00
· DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 80.00
· DESIGN BRIEF 50.00
· DESCRIPTION N/A
· REVIEW N/A
· WEBSITE N/A
· IMAGES, POSTER AND BANNERS N/A

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DATES & TIMELINE

This is a Ladder, Two Steps competition,Second Phase start date is Thursday 19th of January 2012 (19/01/2012)(Second phase will end in 2455946 days) , further timeline details for Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition is given below. For a detailed time line check: here.

 

Detailed Timeline
Registrations Start : N/A
Registrations End : N/A
Submissions Start : N/A
Submissions End : Wednesday 9th of November 2011
Jury Meeting : N/A
Results Announced : N/A
Results Publicized : N/A
Early-Bird Entry* : N/A
Standard Entry* : N/A
Late Entry* : N/A

* End-of-period dates for paid competitions only.

 

FEES & COSTS

This competition is free to join for all. Webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of any other fees or payments is not given.

 

Fees and Costs
Gala Night Fee : N / A
Exhibition Fee : N / A
PR Campaign Fee : N / A
Transportation Fee : N / A
Publishing Fee : N / A
Yearbook Fee : N / A

*All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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