Friday, January 30, 2009

Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI): Application deadline FEB 16, 2009

Are you a social entrepreneur or the leader of a social venture, or do you know someone with a social venture that could benefit from capacity building, in-depth consultation on their business plan and mentoring by Santa Clara University faculty and Silicon Valley start-up veterans?

The Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI™) is a capacity building program for leaders of social benefit enterprises run by Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology and Society.

Enter now for a chance to attend.

The competition is hosted on Social Edge, the online community for social entrepreneurs. The online application for Santa Clara University’s seventh annual GSBI is available now at and social benefit entrepreneurs from around the world should complete their first exercise online by January 16th.

Through the GSBI competition, up to 20 candidates, who best demonstrate a sustainable and scalable approach to addressing urgent human needs throughout the world, will each receive a full scholarship valued at US$25,000 to attend the GSBI program which combines 4 months of on-line preparation and culminates with an intensive two-week residential program at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley.

Press release:

Apply now: es/gsbi

Spanish, Portuguese, and French versions of this announcement are available on Social Edge. Please help social entrepreneurs around the world find out about this transformative opportunity. Applications must be made in English. us/press-room/press-clips

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