Social Enterprise Competition Announcement

Calling all young philanthropists and social entrepreneurs!  Are you ready to take your world-changing idea to the next level?

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) announces its inaugural Social Enterprise Student Competition.

Do you have a great idea for a new socially responsible product, service or business model? Then OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition is for you! Don't miss your opportunity to be a part of the next generation of social entrepreneurs through one-on-one mentoring and your chance to win a $25,000 grand prize to start your own social enterprise.

To enter, participants must submit a 1000 word business plan by April 2, 2012. Ten finalists will be selected and partnered with a leading social innovator to receive mentoring and guidance on their business plan. All finalists will then participate in a verbal elevator pitch style competition at OCE’s Discovery 2012 Conference, May 14-15 in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre where the winners will be announced.



For the full contest rules, deadlines and to download the application form visit http://www.ocediscovery.com/social_enterprise2012.aspx


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For further information about the competition or questions about how to enter contact:: Denise Brennan, Social Innovation Program Manager at denise.brennan@oce-ontario.org. Please indicate “OCE Social Enterprise Student Competition 2012” in the email subject line.

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