Social Enterprise Competitions in Europe

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Application start: Now

Application deadline: 15 August, 2021

Prize: €20K, Visibility and Audience.

The OIW 100 Pitches connects the most promising seed-stage startups with corporate leaders, VC’s and investors, and gives big visibility to seed-stage startups working towards the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Application start: 28 April, 2021

Application deadline: 31 August 2021

Prize: Better recognition nationally, regionally, and globally to attract business opportunities even from other countries, regions, and continents.

Focuses on startups that are on the path to disrupt the healthcare industry through the use of technology and by developing new business models improving the lives of patients. The startups’ product and/or service should already show an early traction on the market.

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Application start: 28 April, 2021

Application deadline: 31 August 2021

Prize: Better recognition nationally, regionally, and globally to attract business opportunities even from other countries, regions, and continents.

Focuses on startups with a good business model that have a green impact on the world with their product and/or service that reduces energy consumption, creates renewable energy and/or makes process optimization.

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Application start: 1 June, 2021

Application deadline: 30 September, 2021

Prize: A US$1,000,000 seed capital grant to a university team of students who are selected as Hult Prize Laureate at the annual Awards Ceremony and Gala hosted by the United Nations.

The Hult Prize is an annual, year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from university level students after challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy, and education.

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Application start: 30 September, 2021

Application deadline: 30 November, 2021

Prize: Gold Awards winners will receive a Top Business & Legal mentoring powered by Boston Consulting Group and additional 3 millions APIs credits from TomTom.

The EUSP is an annual acceleration program that supports the 10 best European startups developing sustainable mobility innovations, with the aim of giving them the resources necessary to scale up in Europe.

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Application start: 1 July, 2021

Application deadline: To be announced

Prize: Media coverage and onsite visibility

The 4YFN Impact Awards is the GLOMOs category aimed to find the best digital startups around the globe that are making a positive impact by getting us closer to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Past Social Enterprise Competitions in Europe

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Application start: 13 January, 2021

Application deadline: 17 March, 2021

Prize: €25,000; €15,000; €10,000

So whether you’re part of a startup, a company, or you’re simply an individual launching your own developed solution focused on network sustainability, submit your application for your chance to win the award, along with some cash prizes (the top three winners will take home 50K between them) and the opportunity to develop a proof of concept or prototype with Deutsche Telekom and its partners.

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Application start: 8 April, 2021

Application deadline: 12 May, 2021

Prize: Three €50,000 prizes are awarded for the best socially innovative projects designed to change the world for the better.

Supported by the European Innovation Council, the Competition employs a proven methodology for supporting early-stage ideas and facilitating a network of radical innovators shaping our society.

Launched in 2013, the European Social Innovation Competition features three Challenge Prizes and one Impact Prize worth €50,000 each for the best socially innovative projects designed to change the world for the better.

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Application start: 12 April, 2021

Application deadline: 28 May, 2021

Prize:

  • $30,000+ USD in cash grants
  • invitation to the TFF Academy (a personalised 3-month acceleration program
  • professional production of a short documentary film about your solution opportunity to pitch to investors and industry leaders at the global TFF Summit.

Since our first TFF Challenge in 2013, we have helped to launch 60+ startups that have collectively raised $200M+, accelerated 8K+ new business concepts, and engaged over 25,000 innovators from more than 175 countries.

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Application start: 23 March, 2021

Application deadline: 25 June, 2021

Prize: 100K€ Grand Prize for the best early-stage deep tech project & 10K€ Prize for each industry track winner.

The challenge presents an opportunity to pitch or showcase in front of a curated audience of renowned industry leaders & investors. Get spotted by international media, with interview opportunities.

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