2018 Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC) Finals & Taste the Impact Receptio...

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Booth Harper Center

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Room C25 (Finals) & Room 104 (Reception)

Chicago, IL 60637

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Join the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the 2018 John Edwardson, '72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC) Finals & the Taste the Impact reception.

2018 SNVC Finals, Tuesday, May 22, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Harper Center, C25

Taste the Impact Reception, Tuesday, May 22, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Harper Center, Room 104

On May 22, SNVC finalist teams will present to a panel of distinguished judges and compete for $75,000 in cash prizes and $40,000 in additional specialized awards. Doors open for the 2018 SNVC at 9:15 a.m., and the program will begin at 10:00 a.m. We expect a crowd, so get there early to get a seat!

Immediately following the presentations, join us for the Taste the Impact reception featuring catering from food-focused, mission-driven organizations based in Chicago. The Taste the Impact reception will culminate in the announcement of the 2018 SNVC winners—so stick around to congratulate these up-and-coming social entrepreneurs!

Both the SNVC finals and the Taste the Impact reception are part of UChicago's Innovation Fest.

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About the John Edwardson, '72, Social New Venture Challenge: In 2011, given growing student interest in social entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation developed a new track of the NVC uniquely focused on new social ventures. The Social NVC, coorganized by the Polsky Center and the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at Chicago Booth, helps students launch for-profit and nonprofit ventures that have a social impact mission and a model for financial sustainability.

About Taste the Impact: Try baked goods and enjoy snacks from other local entrepreneurs who are making doing good delicious! Taste the Impact is part of UChicago Innovation Fest, which features innovation and entrepreneurial activities happening on campus and is sponsored by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

About UChicago Innovation Fest: Innovation Fest (May 1-June 3, 2018) celebrates pioneering discovery and entrepreneurial endeavors at the University of Chicago. Led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the month of events, workshops and accelerator programs, including the globally recognized Edward L. Kaplan, '71, New Venture Challenge, highlights the breadth and impact of innovation at UChicago in the areas of entrepreneurship and research commercialization, scientific advancements, and social impact.

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Booth Harper Center

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Room C25 (Finals) & Room 104 (Reception)

Chicago, IL 60637

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