Social Business Creation (SBC) Competition

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HEC Montréal


The Buzz Around Social Business

Ever heard of a business that's not just about the Benjamins? Welcome to the world of social business, where profit meets purpose. It's the kind of business that makes your grandma proud and your friends jealous. And guess what? There's a competition that's all about celebrating and nurturing these businesses. Enter the Social Business Creation (SBC) competition by HEC Montréal.

What's the Big Deal?

The SBC competition isn't your run-of-the-mill business contest. It's a global challenge that invites college students from around the world to put on their thinking caps, roll up their sleeves, and dive deep into the world of social innovation. The goal? To create businesses that not only make money but also make a difference. Think of it as the Olympics of social business, minus the sweat and tears (well, maybe a few tears of joy).

The Nitty-Gritty

  • Organizer: HEC Montréal, the business school that's been making waves in the world of academia and beyond.
  • Prizes: Oh boy, where do we start? From cash prizes that'll make your bank account smile to tuition waivers for the Mosaic Summer School, there's something for everyone. And by everyone, we mean institutions, projects, and individuals. The top dogs can bag up to $30,000 in cash. Not too shabby, right?
  • Eligibility: Got at least one student in your team? You're good to go. Whether you're a freshman trying to make a mark or a senior looking for one last hurrah, this competition is for you.
  • Categories: From social innovation to business model innovation, there's a category for every bright idea. Whether you're all about execution and scale-up or you're looking to accelerate social impact, there's a spot for you.
  • Deadline: Mark your calendars for September 25, 2023. And if you're the kind who forgets, set a reminder for 23:59 CET. You can thank us later.

Why Should You Care?

Apart from the obvious bragging rights and the chance to rub shoulders with the who's who of the social business world, there's more. The competition offers a platform to turn your ideas into reality. It's not just about winning; it's about learning, growing, and making an impact. Plus, with mentors and experts guiding you every step of the way, it's a journey you won't forget.

A Little About HEC Montréal

Now, let's talk about the brains behind the operation. HEC Montréal is no stranger to the world of business. With a legacy that spans over a century, they've been shaping the future of business, one student at a time. Known for their cutting-edge programs and a knack for innovation, they're the perfect hosts for a competition of this magnitude.

In Conclusion

The Social Business Creation competition is more than just a contest; it's a movement. It's about changing the way we do business and making the world a better place, one idea at a time. So, if you've got a game-changing idea and the passion to see it through, this is your chance. Dive in, make a splash, and who knows, you might just change the world.

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