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The launchpad for young entrepreneurs driving tech-powered social change around the world

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Social Entrepreneurship.

Global collaboration. Thriving local communities.

 The Fishbowl Challenge brings together college students from around the world to build tech-based social ventures that address the pressing problems of our time in these 5 critical areas. 

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Launchpad for young entrepreneurs driving tech-powered social change around the world

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Join our 6-month intensive program as you move from idea to venture.

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Work in international teams

Recruit or join other college students from across the world as co-founders and form a team equipped to build world-changing tech.

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Pursue a venture you believe in

Leverage entrepreneurship and tech to build a company solving what you see as our critical social challenges. Access untapped markets and work on world-changing ideas.

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Get access to top-notch mentors

Senior-level industry leaders with relevant experience are here to guide your venture's growth and development. Your mentors will provide hands-on feedback and support throughout your time on the program.

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Win up to $50,000 to launch your social venture

Successful ventures can win up to $50,000 in equity-free pre-seed funding.

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 Be part of a globally diverse team and share your unique background, experiences, and skills to create lasting social change

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Congratulations to our class of 2020/2021 Fishbowl Challenge winners!!!

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Fishbowl ventures go on to partner with leading organizations across the world
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150 Challengers, 30 Teams, 5 Finalists, 1 Winner
From August 2021 - March 2022, 138 college students from 39 nationalities across the globe will come together to solve some of the world's biggest problems and experience global collaboration first hand. $50,000 in prize money will be shared across winning teams to launch and scale their ventures!

How it works