Register as a competing team

Organized by HEC Montréal, Canada, and Yunus Centre founded by Nobel laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus in Bangladesh, Social Business Creation competition is an innovative pedagogical platform on which your students learn to create social businesses. All training activities (click here for the list of activities) will be provided free of charge to admitted participants:

  • Follow HEC Montréal’s online course comprising 4 modules specifically designed for this competition at;
  • Follow 1-week training at HEC Montréal;
  • Showcase their projects on;
  • Use Social Business Creation competition’s online platform and templates for their activities within the framework of this competition;
  • Receive HEC Montréal’s participation certificates if they complete at least the first 2 rounds of the competition.

Submit your application

1. Team's corresponding member (must be a student at the time of application):

*First Name:

*Last Name:


*College or University Name:

*Student status proof (current transcript or university’s attestation letter):

2. Team member list and photos:
Attach a file (in Word or PDF format) that lists all members of the team and their contact information as well as team's photo (may be taken individually or in group). For student members, please indicate their institutions.


3. Project proposal:
Attach a 1-page proposal (in Word or PDF format) that describes the applicant team’s business idea to solve one or several social issues.

*Project proposal:

4. Proof of application fee payment:
Attach the PDF file emailed to you when you complete the application fee payment at (CAD100 per team member regardless of student status).

*Proof of payment:




Applicants will receive their results within 10 working days upon complete submission.