Mar 31: Entry Deadline for Sustainable Brands Innovation Open
The Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO)
is a business plan competition for mission-driven startups to showcase their innovative solutions to pressing environmental, social and economic challenges. Entries will be accepted until March 31 and the top 11 finalists will pitch their ideas on May 23 to a panel of judges to gain a spot pitching to the entire Sustainable Brands '17 Detroit audience on May 25. Submit your entry here.
Food Tank, The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Oxfam America are hosting the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit. This two-day event will bring together researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials and students to discuss diverse topics about the food and agriculture industry. Day one, Apr 1, will include interactive panels and discussions and the entire day will be lived streamed here.
On day 2, Apr 2, Food + Future coLab
will host a walking tour and share their vision of radical collaboration and transparency to innovate within the food system. Find more information or purchase your ticket here.
The Babson Social Innovation Summit (BASIS) is a two-day student-organized summit at Babson College aiming to stimulate the use of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® to solve global problems. The summit will feature keynotes, panel discussion and conversations with thought leaders from universities, intergovernmental organizations, non-profits, established companies, and startups. The summit offers attendees the opportunity to actively participate through their social innovation marketplace, pitching competition, workshops, and team case challenge.
Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship
(APTE) is a student organization from The Ohio State University. Their annual APTE Summit gathers social entrepreneurs from around the world to share insight on social enterprise, giving students and others the opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate. Register here.
NY TechDay returns for the sixth installment of the US' largest startup event April 18th at Pier 94 in Manhattan. The event will host over 575 innovative startups across all sectors and stages, 20 premiere accelerators, tons of larger tech brands and resources, a live demo stage, and 35,000 members of the tech community. This year TechDay is introducing Access, an intimate series of Ask Me Anything (AMA) style sessions for mid stage founders led by later stage founders. If you’re a startup, check out more info
on how to get involved, or, if you're a job seeker, investor, member of the press, student, or entrepreneur, attend TechDay