6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
You don’t have to be an inventor to be an innovator! Fletcher D-Prize (D stands for Distribution) helps you get poverty interventions that work to people who need them.
Win up to $30K to pilot your entrepreneurial initiative this summer and nail your capstone too.
The deadline is Tuesday, Nov 7th @ midnight.
To prepare, attend Thursday’s final prep session with our own Serial Entrepreneur in Residence, Rocky Weitz. Go to happy hour and then come and finalize your concept notes.
Thurs, Nov 2 at 6:30pm - Final Prep Session
Step 1: Review the challenges.
The D-Prize is limited to challenges that are proven poverty solutions. These challenges will give you a framework for designing your new venture.
Step 2: Design your venture.
The application packet explains what judges want to see. More guidance and tips and is listed on there as well.
Step 3: Submit your pitch.
Concept notes are due by midnight, Tuesday November 7, 2017. Apply directly here. Judges invite the most promising entrepreneurs to submit a full 10 page proposal by January 23, 2018. Finalists interview with several judges. Judges will offer up to $20,000 in seed capital with additional in-kind support valued at $10,000 by March 2, 2018 in a convertible grant to ventures ready to launch.