Disease Diagnostic Group from Case Western Reserve University received the Investor's Choice Award at the 2013 Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition Trade Show. It uses the low-cost Rapid Assessment of Malaria (RAM) device to provide a handheld diagnosis for malaria in one minute. Read more.
2013-14 GSEC SCHEDULE
GSEC supports students as they develop innovative business models that alleviate poverty and empower the poor. Throughout the process – from application to the week-long GSEC – students receive expert guidance, refine their business skills, develop their networks, and gain access to new resources.
Applications open: August 2013. Stay connected with updates on Facebook.
Application deadline: November 12, 2013.
Application Review & Semi-finalist selection/invitation: November-December, 2013
- Semi-finalist Dates:
December 2013 – February 24, 2014: Semi-finalist Teams paired and work with mentors
- January, 2014: Semi-finalist team documents due (draft business plan, final one page executive summary)
- February, 2014: Semi-finalist team final materials due (full business plan, one overview PPT slide)
- GSEC Week 2014: February 24 – February 28: All semi-finalist teams travel to Seattle for a week of competition events, including coaching, semi-finals, finals, a celebration dinner, and more events to network and interact with members of the University's and Seattle's vibrant community.