The World Innovation Challenge
𝗘𝘅𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗸𝗲𝘆 𝘀𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗚𝗟𝗢𝗕𝗔𝗟 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺? 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱’𝘀 𝗺𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲?
Introducing 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 𝗜𝗻𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲 (𝗪𝗜𝗖)!The WIC is for students and recent graduates of all backgrounds, experience, nationality, and courses. Work in an international Monash-Warwick team on a sustainability-focused business concept, over 48 hours.Teams will be in the running to win £2000/$4000 in prize money which you can use to launch the business (or you can keep!) This event is designed to help you build transferable skills in critical thinking, entrepreneurship, and leadership. You will receive guidance, keynote talks and mentoring from industry experts and leading entrepreneurs throughout the 48 hours to ensure that you have developed the key skills needed to submit the business plan Starting on the 9th of October, you will work online for 48 hours (including sleep/resting and other work) to create a business plan to solve one of 3 sustainability challenges we provide Pitch and explain your winning idea with a 5-minute video, and professional judges around the world will decide the winner!
90 spots available (45 at each uni) so be sure not to miss out!
𝗥𝗘𝗚𝗜𝗦𝗧𝗘𝗥 𝗛𝗘𝗥𝗘: http://bit.ly/2020WIC
Note that you are able to apply as an individual or as a group of 2 or 3. Your team for the WIC will consist of individuals from both Warwick and Monash.
𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘/𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: 9:00am BST, 7:00pm AEDT, Friday the 9th of October
𝗗𝗨𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: 48 hours to create a 5-minute video submission
Furthermore, the winners will receive a place in Enactus Warwick’s Advance Accelerator if they wish to accept it. Every participant will walk away having upskilled, a richer understanding of sustainability in business, certificate of completion AND exclusive merch (so you can rep WIC all year round) Registrations will close on the 5th of October!
This event is brought to you by Warwick Enteprise and Monash SEED. We are grateful for out partnerships with The Human Entrepreneur, Monash Generator, Enactus Warwick, Warwick Entrepreneurs, Warwick Kickstart, Warwick SEED, GSD Society and Warwick Innovation District