DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia
Teams target educational, healthcare, agricultural and environmental sectors.
DBS Foundation and NUS Enterprise have announced the winners of the 2015 DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia (SVC Asia), adding that they would receive grant monies totalling S$150,000 (US$112,000).
A low-cost blended learning solution developed in India took home the first prize in the inaugural DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia that attracted social entrepreneurs from across Asia who had been working on solutions that could make a social impact in their respective communities and beyond.
A total of 418 teams entered the inaugural DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia, a regional startup competition that aims to raise awareness and build a culture of social entrepreneurship in Asia, and 12 teams have been shortlisted.