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Social Venture Challenge 2020

The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is pleased to announce a virtual format to cheer on the finalist teams in the 7th Annual Social Venture Challenge! On Thursday, April 30, a panel of judges from around the country will award $10,000 divided among the top student venture teams, to accelerate their efforts to launch their businesses and nonprofits. The teams have been working for the past four months, on problems they wanted to see solved, services they wish existed, or products they are passionate about sharing with the world.

How to Cheer on Teams Virtually

Watch the team pitches on your own time
Learn more about each team and watch their pitch videos by clicking their logos below.

Join us for the Live Award Ceremony

Tune in on Thursday, April 30 from 7–7:30 p.m. (EDT) to see which teams will take home part of the $10,000 in award money, and cheer on the awardees of the Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovator of the Year and Ken Olsen Student Entrepreneur of the Year.

Live Award Ceremony
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. EDT


Learn More About the Finalists
Watch their pitches!

Beau's Indoor Dog Park logo
Vamos logo
Jawn Supply logo
Meskerem logo
Prayer Ground logo
Gordon Roundabout logo
Beloved logo

Thank you to this year's sponsors!

Studio Numio
Staples Studio
Walters Lacey LLP