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IDEA Hub: A Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise

June 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Hotel Paradox


IDEA Hub: Creative and Social Entrepreneurship at UCSC presents

A Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise

June 7th, 2017 3-9PM
Paradox Hotel, Santa Cruz, CA

3-6pm – IDEA Hub Pitch for
Social Change
6-9pm – SCNT MeetUp

Applications are currently being sought from UCSC students and community collaborators who have ideas for innovations that promote positive social change.

Requirements/Eligibility: Team must have at least one UCSC student member. Innovations must be an original idea that addresses an area of societal need, including (but not limited to) poverty, affordable housing, income inequality, drug abuse, violence, mental & public health, food security, discrimination, cultural sustainability, participatory governance, education, transportation, environmental sustainability, climate change. Innovations must have completed R&D sufficient to demonstrate viability and potential to scale beyond initial target application or customers.

How to Apply: Send enterprise summary (max 3 pages) that includes name of Team, Team
members and affiliations, contact information for team lead, one sentence mission statement, problem being solved and your solution to problem, your intended customers and the value you bring to those
customers, competing products or services and why your innovation offers a better solution, estimates of financial costs to develop your innovation/run your enterprise, and potential source of revenue to cover those costs, expertise and resources you bring.]

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Deadline: May 19th, 2017

$3K first place, $2K second place, $1K third & possibility to apply for seed funding and services


June 7, 2017
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm