A Global Competition and Training Platform

ENTER WITH A SOCIAL MISSION IDEA | LEARN HOW TO USE MARKET MECHANISM | ACHIEVE YOUR MISSION

For participating teams

Various prizes totalling $85,500CAD and scholarships 

First prize

$38 500 CAD

 

Second prize

$23 500 CAD

Third prize

$13 500 CAD

5 awards of

$2 000 CAD

for top performing teams in Round 2

For institutions

Total prizes of $40,000 CAD

Impactful Change Agent Award

$30 000 CAD

Emerging Change Agent Award

$10 000 CAD

Starting from a social mission idea at the beginning of the competition, participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to build a profitable business with positive social impacts. At least one member of the team must be a student at the time of application; the rest of the team can come from all walks of life.

 

Participants can enter the competition in one of the following ways:

  • Submit a proposal as an independant applicant by January 31, 2020
  • Have the academic institution to apply on their behalf by Februrary 28, 2020

Organized by HEC Montréal, Canada, with the support of Yunus Centre founded by Nobel laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, SBC is an international competition and a platform to train participants on how to use market mechanisms to solve social challenges.