The Diamond Challenge was made in 2012 to expose secondary school understudies to enterprise as a reasonable vocational way, and give them a chance to find out about the entrepreneurial procedures as they put their thoughts for new organizations energetically.
Since its inception, about 2,000 understudies from around the globe have taken an interest in the Diamond Challenge.
The Diamond Challenge is the foundation of the Paul and Linda McConnell Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative at the University of Delaware Horn Program in Entrepreneurship. The activity plans to move the up and coming era of world-changers by giving world-class instructive encounters fixated on innovativeness, advancement and activity situated programming.
Youth offerings depend on the rising exploration of business – a blend of scholarly research and also true and industry best practices – which underscores confirm over individual experience and detached studies.
The Diamond Challenge urges understudies to put their thoughts without hesitation by partaking in one of two competition categories: Business Concept and Social Venture. Understudies can contend by contributing individually at one of our destinations or by presenting a video pitch on the web.
How it functions:
Members work in groups of 2-4 to perceive an opportunity, think about another model for a business or social wander, seek after the opportunity and approve the model like a researcher.”
A state of the art educational modules concentrated on the best way to practice proven business enterprise directs these exercises and furthermore offers guidance for setting up the competition’s two deliverables: a composed idea and a pitch.
Open to all secondary school understudies
Understudies from around the globe are qualified to take an interest in the event that they are selected in an auxiliary school or instructive program;
have a group with 2-4 understudies;
have an educator, parent or group part who will serve as the group’s counsel.
Pick a Competition
In the event that the basic role is to take care of a client issue that by doing as such will produce income and benefit, then the business idea competition is appropriate for you.
In the event that the basic role is to take care of a social issue and have a constructive outcome on individuals or nature, then the social venture challenge is appropriate for you
A few striking upgrades have been made for the 2017 Diamond Challenge, including:
Prize pool of $100,000
Semi-finalist prize of $1,000 per group (DOUBLE what we’ve offered before!)
Live Social Venture pitch sites*
More elimination round openings!
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Diamond Challenge 2016 Africa Edition for High School Entrepreneurs