The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not properly distributed at mass-scale.
D-Prize Challenge in its second edition is giving an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs around the world who have a poverty-driven intervention to apply for $20,000 grant in any region where poverty is extreme.
D-Prize Challenge Categories
Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below?
- Governance and infrastructure
- Global health
- Girls education
- D-Prize is for aspiring entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world, of any age, and any background
- D-prize will consider funding existing organizations only if: you are piloting a new distribution-focused initiative, and you need high-risk capital
- Open to every business model (for-profit and nonprofit)
- All winners will be awarded up to $20,000
- Up to 25 of the most promising proposal will be selected for D-Prize funding awards
- irrespective of which challenge was selected
- The proposal must be written in English
- The proposal must be submitted following the instruction on this packet
- Any extra material out of the proposal will not be considered
- Only one proposal per person or partnership will be considered
How to apply
If you are ready to launch a social venture that will impact a sizable number of lives apply now through the website and get prepared for the following deadlines:
- The Global Competition launches on September 4th, 2018
- Early Submission Deadline: October 14th, 2018 at midnight PT (Pacific time)
- Regular Submission Deadline: November 4th, 2018 at midnight PT (Pacific time)
- Extension Deadline (limited to 400 people who register): November 25th, 2018 at midnight PT (Pacific time)
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