The Fishbowl Challenge 

 The Fishbowl Challenge brings college students from around the world together to solve the world’s most complex social and environmental problems. In this year’s inaugural challenge, we received applications from over 400 students in 48 countries on social issues ranging from climate change and education to nutrition and healthcare.

  • Work in

    international teams

    Network and problem solve with some of the brightest young people from across the world as you try to address some of the world's biggest challenges.

  • Pursue a venture

    you believe in

    Benefit from a safe and supportive environment to practice problem-solving through entrepreneurship.

  • Get access to

    top-notch mentors

    Access accomplished mentors who are committed to your growth and development. These mentors will provide feedback and guidance throughout the duration of the project.

  • Win a sponsored summer to work on your project

    Win seed funding to launch your social enterprise -  $50K in seed funding will be allocated across the winning ventures!

3 CONTINENTS, 20 TEAMS, 4 FINALISTS,1 WINNER...

From October 2019 - June 2020, college students from across the globe will come together to solve some of the world's biggest problems! Round 3 of the Fishbowl Challenge is officially in full swing. Meet the teams and find out what our Challengers are up to!

HOW IT WORKS...

Apply and join a team of 4 peers to form a Fishbowl Team. Each team will have members physically present in Africa, North-America & Europe.
 1. 
Come up with an approach for better understanding and solving an important global issue chosen from any of the 5 focus areas.
2. 
Develop a business plan and present in 3 increasing selective rounds in front of judges. You will be supported by mentors during this process.
3. 
4. 
Winning team will receive a Summer long stipend to pursue the idea full time. Your very first start-up funding!

Student teams will make contributions to some of the most pressing issues of our time, adding their voices and bringing real change in these 5 categories

EDUCATION

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

LIFESTYLE

HEALTH

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

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Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.

info@fishbowlchallenge.com

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Fishbowl Challenge is a registered 501(C)(3)