The Social Innovation Summit is a twice annual event taking place in Washington, DC and Silicon Valley, that represents a global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. Those who are playing at the nexus of technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business come together to investigate solutions and catalyze inspired partnerships that are disrupting history.
Annual Open conferences gather together engaged faculty and university students from across multiple disciplines to share stories, start new collaborations and learn best practices in the rapidly growing field of technology entrepreneurship education.
The Lean LaunchPad® Educators Seminar is a 2.5-day program designed for entrepreneurship faculty who want to learn the basics of integrating Lean Startup principles into their teaching. You will learn key techniques for building a curriculum that you can adapt to your institutional environment and needs and put to immediate use.
Aims to foster entrepreneurship in the UC Berkeley postdoctoral and graduate community. Provides tools, mentoring, and a platform for science-business communication to enable research innovations to move into the marketplace.
Center focusing on the role of non-profit and public institutions in the world’s increasingly collaborative economy. Whether students seek to consult with social sector organizations, found a social enterprise, become effective philanthropists, lead through board governance, or pursue a career in the sector, the Center provides the leadership education to help them succeed.
A global initiative to provide free online courses designed and taught by industry leaders from UC Berkeley, McKinsey, Hewlett, Kiva, and others. Our faculty will assist in shaping the curricula, teach courses, source faculty from other top universities and integrate our Global Social Venture Competition with this initiative.
Ideal for high net worth individuals and families, leverages the world-class educational assets of UC Berkeley, and other leading institutions and organizations to guide members in their journey to have social impact through philanthropy and impact investing. Every spring, a small cohort of 10-15 gather at Miramar Farms in Half Moon Bay, California for our transformative Discovery Weekend to discuss and learn with our faculty and each other, the values and tools you want to bring to your work as a change agent, followed by six weeks of a custom-built online course that guides you to distill the learnings of the weekend and create a plan anchored by the intersection of your core values and evidence about how to best solve the problems you care most about.
Annual conference on global health, social entrepreneurship, and international development.
Selected social entrepreneurs mentoring, recogniztion and free tickets to the annual Social Captial Markets conference in San Francisco, which brings together entrepreneurs and funders.
Entrepreneurs around the world under 25 apply to become members of the Kairos 50, and 50 finalists are selected to attend the Kairos Global Summit in California, receive business development services, exclusive international opportunities, and visibility to media and investors, and a chance to earn up to $50k in prize money from potential inevestors at the Summit. The Kairos 50 companies represent the next generation of entrepreneurs making breakthroughs in the areas of biotech, education, agriculture, mobile, cleantech, healthcare, and more.
In an introduction to the basics of the famous Customer Development Process, Steve Blank provides insight into the key steps needed to build a successful startup. The main idea in this course is learning how to rapidly develop and test ideas by gathering massive amounts of customer and marketplace feedback.
Non-profit venture fund investing in companies that deliver critical goods and services in water, health, housing, energy, agriculture, poverty, and education. Provides a series of free online courses that foster financial and operational skills and imagination, focusing on social entrepreneurship themes including storytelling, human centered design and more.
The Berkeley Startup Cluster is collaborative effort of: the City of Berkeley‘s Office of Economic Development, the Downtown Berkeley Association, the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, and UC Berkeley. Our shared goal: making Berkeley an even better place to launch a high tech startup
A world-renowned annual conference on social impact–with investors, foundations, institutions and social entrepreneurs–dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good.
An ongoing year-round event series in multiple locations, SOCAP 365 features world-class speakers and opportunities to connect at the intersection of money and meaning. Through thought leadership panel discussions, inclusive dialogues, and community-building events, SOCAP 365 serves the rapidly growing network of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, conscious corporations, philanthropists, government agencies, and innovators in every sector.
A startup expo and competition featuring some of the hottest startups out of UC Berkeley! Innovate@Berkeley celebrates the rich history of innovation and entrepreneurship at Berkeley by bringing together startups, students, angels, VCs, and press under one roof.
Features practitioners from the UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley communities who come to Berkeley-Haas to speak about the practical aspects of starting and running an entrepreneurial venture. The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum is held four times during the academic year featuring a networking hour followed, by a presentation topics of interest to entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and members of the Bay Area entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The Lester Center hosts Hackathons which bring together UC Berkeley students of all stripes and colors–designers, coders, marketers and MBA students alike–to converge around a single theme. The Lester Center supports a number of pre-eminent startup competitions whose finals are open to the public (LAUNCH and GSVC)
Resources for Mentoring Hours, Startup Seed Funding, Courses, Competitions, Student Clubs, Events, Awards & Fellowships, Videos, Accelerators, and more ways to get involved.
Blog that serves as informational source on venture capital and entrepreneurship
Provides public and Private training on how to build and deploy apps taught by MongoDB Engineers that offers hands-on experience, as well as professional certification preparation. Also offers live webinars, Q+A sessions, event,s and user groups to share best practices and network.
Currently available to over 500,000 students. The program is designed to help drive economic development in communities around partner universities increasing the likelihood that students remain and develop their ideas with the region and prepare students to enter the modern workforce with a flexible, entrepreneurial mindset. Offers free mentorship for companies or individuals at any stage in the industry, connections to team mebers, jobs, and knowledge across the world, resources and exclusive deals for software and online courses, and specialized applications and tools.
Workbook to help improve your entrepreneurial pitch and boost your chances of getting funded, provided by Canaan Partners.
Online classes and other services by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurial selling, intellectual property, how to build presentations, and much more.
Events and e-books for social good organizations, building on Lean Startup methodology.
The Lean Startup provides a scientific approach to creating and managing startups and get a desired product to customers’ hands faster.
Umbrella resource for many innovation and entrepreneurship efforts on UC Berkeley’s campus.
Help for Cal students and professors with patents, copyrights, IP rights, marketing and commercial potential analysis, and more.
A collection of subject-specific e-guides for social entrepreneurs.
A startup internship and training program for graduate students in business, engineering and information interested in entrepreneurship and technology.
The Summit is a week-long, student-run innovation conference held every April at Northwestern University for young delegates from over 40 countries, 50 universities, and 35 businesses and organizations around the world with change-based projects and ventures that can tackle any social change from education to healthcare to sustainability.
Online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Online Store and free/paid resources including Apps, Gadgets, Creative Resources, Software, and Video Tutorials to help Apple fanatics, developers, designers, entrepreneurs, gamers, and early adopters. Offers courses for programming and bundled deals for software and learning materials.
Gives insight into how to approach scaling hardware companies with investment opportunities, and other investment thoughts.
A global venture philanthropy firm that funds and supports social entrepreneurs with exceptional promise and impactful ideas that have the potential to scale.
Blackstone Charitable Foundation is committed to inspiring entrepreneurship globally. By leveraging the resources and intellectual capital of Blackstone, the Foundation empowers entrepreneurs, generates job growth, and supports the communities in which we live and work.
The Underdog Foundation identifies non-profit organizations that are in need of grants and that have demonstrated abilities to provide important community services; as well as assistance in the form of finance, marketing, operations, strategic partnering, and negotiations. Provides a place for investors, CEOs and advisors to provide mentoring and technical expertise to support non-profit organizations doing important work in our communities. The interest areas of the Underdog Foundation are: Environment and Conservation, Community Investment, Women’s Entrepreneurship, International Community Investment and Community Development.
A growing community of innovative business leaders and social entrepreneurs to help you improve your business, enhance your leadership, and expand your impact.
Interdisciplinary hub at UC Berkeley for understanding and acting on global poverty.
Provides 5-7 years of incubation to early-stage social enterprises with financial investments (seed capital in the form of grants and soft loans), social capital, capacity support via training and mentoring, and access to markets and networks. Addresses key issues in labor inclusion, sustainable income, and affordable technologies.
A network of over 100,000 student and professional leaders from over 300 volunteer-led chapters across the globe working towards a sustainable future. Empowers a new generation to use their careers to take on social challenges, protect the environment, invent new products and orient business around the world.
Community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise. Focuses on new trends and ideas/research in market solutions to poverty. Features an editor-curated newsfeed, a calendar of important events, and a career center with continuously updated job opportunities across the “development through enterprise” market sector.
A non-profit social investment fund that builds rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses. Focuses on four focus areas – advance health, revalue ecosystems, secure livelihoods, and transform cities – to build reesilience and prosperity in developing communities.
Aims to facilitate a participatory platform for collective impact, with a vision of a San Francisco Bay Area where everyone has the opportunity to invest, start, partner, work, and purchase from businesses that benefit communities.
An innovation accelerator working with a range of clients–including entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, foundations, development agencies, CSR departments, NGOs and companies. Additionally, their online global network helps clients accelerate innovations for sustainability in low-income markets in developing countries.
An active network of professionals who leverage their time, talent and connections to help non-profit organizations launch new initiatives, make a greater impact and accelerate positive change in their communities.
Co-creates strong and growing ecosystems of prosperity, by supporting organizations that enable social entrepreneurs to succeed.
An open data and resources platform powering the global impact market. ImpactSpace aims to accelerate impact investing by making information about the impact market available to everyone and maintainable by anyone.
The oldest, largest and most successful early-stage impact investing network. Together with hundreds of angels, venture capitalists, foundations, and family offices, they have propelled $172 million plus $4 billion in follow-on investment into 271 enterprises dedicated to improving the environment, education, health and community.
Works with partners in establishing and supporting projects that inspire youth to become inventors, stimulate and provide invention and entrepreneurship education, and support the launch, earliest incubation and mentoring of invention-based enterprises.
A social finance hub and project incubator that acts as a neutral collaboration space for all sectors–government, community and private–to strengthen our collective ability to mobilize private capital for public good.
The largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with nearly 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries putting their system changing ideas into practice on a global scale. It has built a global network of more than 10,000 innovators, hundreds of partners, and tens of thousands of changemakers from 125 countries by running more than 70 online competitions during the past decade, with partners such as GE, Google, the Rockefeller Foundation, and many other innovating organizations.
A global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. The Institute’s Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses.
A non-profit focused on developing technology for social good.
Collaborates with visionary, courageous changemakers to bring new capital to the new economy through capital raising, developing capital market tools, and aggregating community capital necessary to shape a resilient economic ecosystem.
India’s largest executive training program for leaders of non-profits and social businesses empowering them with funds, networks and skills to help them scale
This report, including resources, tools, and life maps, was designed to help individuals, educators, and funders move us from a focus on the social entrepreneur to a focus on creating positive social impact. To get there, we need to help people work towards collective impact, give them the tools, accolades, and incentives to apprentice with problems they didn’t live before asking them to solve them, and support people to understand and build upon the existing efforts of others rather than “innovating” in a vacuum.
Social entrepreneurship involves the application of business practices to the pursuit of social and/or environmental mission. It brings the mindset, principles, strategies, tools and techniques of entrepreneurship to the social sector, yielding innovative solutions to the vexing problems facing society – poverty, hunger, inadequate housing and homelessness, unemployment and under-employment, illiteracy, disease, environmental degradation, etc. It finds solutions where government and private sector efforts have not.
Berkun shows how to transcend the false stories that many business experts, scientists, and much of pop culture foolishly use to guide their thinking about how ideas change the world.
Newsletter for all things startup, including latest events and news.
Blank offers a four-step customer development process and offers insight into what makes some startups successful and leaves others selling off their furniture.
Overviews of legal information on a wide range of topics, including strutures for NGOs and startups.
The third edition of Crowdfund it! features an expanded section on equity crowdfunding, updated case studies and profiles plus details of several new fundraising websites. The book is a comprehensive guide to the global crowdfunding phenomenon, which was expected to raise over $US5 billion for projects of all kinds worldwide in 2013. Fully revised for this third edition, it offers expert advice for creatives, start-ups and not-for-profits who are considering running an online fundraising campaign.
Venture capital investing and entrepreneurship articles and books written by early stage investor and entrepreneur Brad Feld
Tool featured on the Ashoka U website (http://ashokau.org/) that serves as a comprehensive introduction to social entrepreneurship, complete with: resources to learn more deeply about this approach to social change; replicable models of social entrepreneurship at work on college campuses; strategies for how to build momentum for social entrepreneurship activities; tips and tools to be an effective student leader and changemaker; and ideas for starting a social entrepreneurship club, launching a venture, or adding a social entrepreneurship-oriented perspective to an existing club.
Forum and website supported by the Kauffman Foundation that provides educational tools, event listings, and various content for entrepreneurs.
Magazine that chronicles how companies create and compete, with regular coverage of innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design.
Walks readers through the “entire process of launching a new company, product, or service, from concept to business success.”
Monthly magazine and website published by Harvard University that covers different industries, management functions, and geographic locations as well as topics such as leadership, organizational change, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and social entrepreneurship.
Scofield provides an roadmap for starting up and running a non-profit or social business, sharing personal success stories and advice on what not to do.
Praszkier and Nowak detail how social entrepreneurship can creatively solve pressing and seemingly insurmountable social problems.
Prahalad argues that the world’s five billion poor make up the the fastest growing market in the world; he describes how the market has vast untapped buying power and represents an enormous potential for companies who can profitably serve the poor.
Christensen advances his idea of disruption, arguing that companies place too much focus on pleasing their most profitable customers and should rather focus on “disruptive technologies” that can keep them ahead of the competition.
Bornstein and Davis define who social entrepreneurs are, how their organizations function, and what challenges they face, to give readers an understanding of what differentiates social entrepreneurship from standard business ventures and traditional non-profit work.
Magazine that seeks to inspire, inform, and celebrate entrepreneurs and offer them solutions, tips, tools, and insider news to help them grow their businesses.
Allows students to apply the art and science of venture investing by letting them assume the role of venture capitalists and evaluate and “fund” investment opportunities for a day using strategic investment criteria, valuation, capitalization tables, term sheets, and other tools of the trade. Real entrepreneurs who are currently seeking funding present their startups to the VCIC teams, while the teams are judged by experienced venture capitalists.
Seed investment competition designed to provide early stage funding to entrepreneurs and start-ups that have innovative ideas that can significantly impact the wireless ecosystem. Qualcomm Ventures will select up to eight finalists from the North American region to compete in a finals competition whereby the winner will receive US$250,000 in convertible note funding.
The Skoll Awards distinguishes up to 10 transformative leaders whose organizations are disrupting the status quo, driving large-scale “equilibrium” change, and are poised to create even greater impact on the world. They are given funding (typically $50,000 – $1.25 million over 3 years on average) and support by a global network of entrepreneurs, innovators, and government leaders and are formally recognized at the Skoll World Forum Awards Ceremony in April.
Investment competition in 2015 for first level of funding to launch ideas into successful start-ups. Regional winners receive US$100,000, and the Grand Prize Winner receives an additional US$150,000. Provides entrepreneurs in over 8 regions their first level of funding to launch ideas into a successful start-up businesses. Provides seed investments of up to 5 years to technology start-ups.
Provides support and educational programs for entrepreneurs to build economic independence by lowering barriers to entrepreneurial success and educational achievements, with a special focus on improvements in Kansas City.
The Lemelson-MIT Prize is awarded to outstanding mid-career inventors (either individual or pair), who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been adopted for practical use, or has a high probability of being adopted. Potential nomineeds are inventors, venture capitalists, engineers, or other influential professionals in the fields of science, engineering, medical or business.
An annual invention and entrepreneurship competition that awards up to $10,000 per team for innovative service projects that partner with and positively impact underserved communities around the world.
Annually recognizes exceptionally talented young inventors, entrepreneurs, visionaries, humanitarians, and pioneers whose work in science and technology has great potential to transform the world.
Online crowdfunding tool for non-profits, event fundraising, special occasion fundraising, team projects, and personal endeavors. Has a “point” system to incentivize funders and project developers.
VC Index Fund invests $100,000 per deal into early-stage startups backed by top VCs. Provides online investor network and accelerated fundraising for projects.
Funds social entrepreneurs and early-stage startupsworldwide that can develop better ways to distribute existing proven life-enhancing technologies in health, financial services and technology to actual people in need in developing regions. Mentorship and $10,000-$20,000 is awarded to 5-15 social entrepreneures to help pilot their ideas, launch their work, and attract significant support.
Entrepreneurship competitions for students and recent graduates run by Verb in partnership with global companies, foundations and governments across the world. Verb concentrates on enabling new competitions that will support early-stage social entrepreneurs with training, mentors and seed funding to grow their enterprises.
Facilitates philanthropists, venture capitalists, and social entrepreneurs by providing prizes up to $150,000, a series of workshops and office hours, and feedback from expert judges. There is a $1,500,000 limit in seed capital raised and a $2,000,000 limit in revenue generated. However, plans to create hedge funds, investments, private equities or venture capital funds are generally not eligible.
Ventures that drive social change using nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid models.
Harvard Business School Alumni pursuing new business and social-impact ventures can participate in one of 15 regional competitions hosted by 18 alumni “hub” clubs around the world. The winning team from each regional competition attends the NVC finale and advances to online crowd vote finals where $2k – $50k is awarded to the top 3 voted teams.
Actively searches for social entrepreneurs with new, innovative solutions to solve society’s pressing problems. Fellows receive lifetime network support and stipends that support their research.
Helps entrepreneurs connect with investors and grow high-impact ventures.
Venture capital firm specializing in making investments in socially aware, high-net-worth individuals and companies. It prefers to invest in natural and organic food, environment and conservation, socially responsible consumer products, women-owned businesses, community wealth creation, and socially responsible investment companies
Venture capital firm providing funding to companies creating scalable, technology-driven social impact projects with initial investments of $25,000-$200,000 in early-stage companies. Strong preference for Bay Area-based companies, especially in Oakland and Berkeley.
Partners with entrepreneurs to build strong and capable non-profit organizations. Provides unrestricted capital via multi-year funding to startups, management assistance, support, and a network of entrepreneurs are provided.
Provides seed-funding, up to $90,000, to social innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide who challenge status quo and aim to create social change addressing key issues. Provides individualized leadership development opportunities, peer learning workshops, technical assistance, one-on-one counseling, and access to the impressive Echoing Green network, including over 700 program alumni.
Cultivates opportunities for student technology entrepreneurs by providing early-stage support and funding of up to $25,000. The three-stage program provides grant funding, experiential workshops, veteran coaching and a potential investment opportunity to help teams manifest their projects’ full commercial potential.
Provides social entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and up to $1k – $25k in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges. Teams from across the globe learn how to design scalable models through a process that emphasizes stakeholder discovery, business innovation, and social impact assessment.
Funding database that aims to support enterprises that change the world, as well as workshops that provide business development training for early-stage entrepreneurs who are post-revenue and pre-outside investment. Each year, Village Capital runs ten sector-based programs around the world, with half of their programs based in the US, and half based internationally.
For social entrepreneurs, a course that brings Fellows and faculty together for an intensive week to work on design for maximum impact and scalability in a retreat center on the coast in Bolinas, California. The course gives Fellows the rare opportunity to focus completely on their ideas and a systematic way to apply them. Fellows work directly with staff at six-month intervals to incorporate new information, lessons, and ideas into their formatted design of an Impact Model.
The CGI U Innovation Fund will source, support, and feature the most effective, high-impact college student entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world by providing critical, early-stage seed funding for their Commitments to Action.
Competition that seeks innovators and social entrepreneurs to submit appropriate technologies to improve basic supply in crucial areas, which are later showcased on the Solutions Database, giving international spotlight to projects, and allowing them to be supported through virtual and regional workshops, training, and coaching. Awards winners prizes between 5,000 Euro to 50,000 EUR.
The Rolex Awards for Enterprise supports pioneering work in five areas: applied technology, cultural heritage, environment, exploration and discovery, and science and health. Projects from all over the world are assessed on their originality, potential for impact, feasibility, and, above all, on the candidates own spirit of enterprise. Awards Laureates between 50,000 to 100,000 Swiss francs to advance their projects, worldwide publicity, and a Rolex chronometer.
Largest annual social impact awards ceremony in the United States that recognizes non-profit and social enterprise programs run by social impact organizations around the world, with topics addressing global poverty and hunger, disease, education, climate change, disaster response and preparedness, and health care accessibility.
Selects and supports a group of extraordinary entrepreneurs who have the potential to transform industries, communities and countries. Through a rigorous, multi-step selection process (12-18 months), candidates pass a series of local and regional interviews before presenting to panelists from our global business network at International Selection Panels held five to six times each year.
The foundation funds and supports community-based programs, volunteer service projects, disaster relief and other initiatives to improve the quality of life in communities where Georgia-Pacific operates. GPF invests resources in four areas they believe make the most impact: education, environment, community enrichment and entrepreneurship.
Largest and most active early-stage impact investing network, with hundreds of angels, venture capitalists, foundations and family offices. To date, has invested in nearly $200 million into over 300 for-profit enterprises dedicated to improving the environment, education, health and community. Benefits include oppotrunities to participate in national and local pitch day events, networking, and monthly newsletters.
Free personal online fundraising website for individuals, groups & organizations. Serves as a central hub for receiving community support and donations.
The original and only patented equity online crowdfunding platform used by entrepreneurs, government entities, investors, business incubators, universities, and other members of the entrepreneurial communitiy to plan, analyze, and capitalize young, privately-held businesses.
PeopleFund is a global pioneer in value added investments focused on technology, internet and media. Partners and invests in early through growth venture investments, private equity and public companies.
Database of startups, professionials, markets and their locations, salaries and evaluations of startups, and incubators. Also provides a list of over 45k startup jobs and detailed information, access to top deals through investor-led syndicates, learning opportunities from angels and Venture Capitalists, fundraising opportunities for over 800 startups, team recruitment, and trending startups.
Compete for cash and prizes and represent your school in competition encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity in students who are working on cutting-edge inventions at their colleges and universities nationwide.
Resources and mentorship for companies working on: connected mobile sensors and platforms; ultra-low power computing platforms for wearable connected devices; robotics for consumer electronics; or thermal management materials and architectures. Winners extended support from Samsung mentors and engineers, and an additional $5,000 in funding for a total of $10,000 in seed funds for participation in CITRIS Foundry.
6 month incubator program + 6 month extension option that provides additional resources and mentorship for companies working to solve today’s pressing energy and climate problems. Winners receive an additional $5,000 in funding for a total of $10,000 in seed funds for participation in The Foundry, as well as access to BECI‘s extensive network of energy and climate experts from both UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs.
Resources and mentors for companies working on health-related technologies that combine traditional life science with integrated digital technologies (software, hardware and/or services). Winners are accepted into the QB3 Startup-in-a-Box program (6 month incubator program + 6 month continuation option) and have access to the QB3@953 shared space, mentors, and entrepreneurial community.
Haas Foundry Fellows are first and second-year FTMBAs, passionate about helping develop companies at the cutting edge of technology. Fellows work closely with founders to meet business challenges important to products, markets and investors on a 40-60 hour long engineering and business project over the course of a semester, which can also count for up to 10 academic units towards the students’ degree.
Engineering Foundry Fellows are undergraduate STEM majors passionate about startups, and helping to create tomorrow’s leading companies. Fellows work closely with founders on critical issues related to specification, prototyping, manufacturing and design
An international, pioneering, open community and crowdfunding platform that has helped thousands of artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social leaders raise millions of dollars by connecting with governments, educators, and communities. Artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, scientists, game developers, philanthropists, filmmakers, photographers, theatre producers/directors, writers, fashion designers, etc. are welcome to post projects
Offers competitions and awards cash prizes honoring entrepreneurial ventures and city, state and national governments supporting entrepreneurial ventures that are changing the world – helping to improve the quality of life and revitalize the environment and economy of communities and developing regions through sustainable transportation (New Mobility) enterprise. Competitions include: Global Grand Mobi, Michigan Mobi, Enterprising City/State/Nation Mobi, Mobi – x India: honoring New Mobility related entrepreneurs, big businesses and government agencies, and the New Opportunity: For Connected And Automated Mobility Solutions, as well as the People’s Choice Voting. Applicants receive access to the Mobi platform, a cyberspace that crowd sources, connects, honors and advances New Mobility enterprises globally.