#Opportunity: D-Prize IS BACK, WIN UP TO $20,000 TO LUNCH YOUR IDEA

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The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below?

 

D-Prize challenges the world’s aspiring leaders to alleviate extreme poverty. This year have in selection of a dozen of new business and NGO opportunities which, if solved, would impact millions of people. Up to 30 of the best proposals will be awarded between $10-20K to launch.

D-Prize Challenges

+ GIRL’S EDUCATION

+ AGRICULTURE

+ ENERGY

+ GLOBAL HEALTH

+ EDUCATION

+ GOVERNANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE

+ CUSTOM

ELIGIBILITY

D-Prize is for aspiring entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world, of any age, and any background.

We will consider funding existing organizations only if: you are piloting a new distribution-focused initiative, and you need high risk capital.

TIMELINE

ROUND 1

Submit your concept note and resume(s). There is an early, regular, and limited extended deadline.

ROUND 2

Top 5% of entrepreneurs are invited to submit a full 10 page proposal. You will have  four weeks to submit.

FINAL ROUND

Top entrepreneurs interview.  Winners will receive up to $20,000 to launch. Final decisions expected by December.

LAUNCH

Spend the next three months using your talent to start a venture and  help millions of people.

 

If selected we will award you up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in any region where extreme poverty exists.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION PACKET

Interested in applying? Visit www.d-prize.org for details.

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