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Fishbowl is an intense 6-month business planning competition to tackle some of the world’s most important challenges. Teams from around the world compete for a fully-funded summer to pursue their venture and for a shot at seed funding while receiving feedback from mentors and judges along the way.


Up to $50,000 in seed funding awarded to the winning ventures!

Winners will receive up to $50,000 in prize money to further develop their ideas. You will have access to subject matter experts, mentors, and leading academics. You will have the opportunity to pitch to investors for a shot at seed funding to bring your vision to life!


Kindly take note of the following eligibility requirements before beginning your application. 

  • The Fishbowl Challenge is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in a university/college, and those who have accepted admission into a university/college as at September 1, 2020.

  • Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply 

  • Applicants must be conversant with the English language as it would serve as the primary language during the competition.

  • A recommendation will be required for each applicant. Applicants must submit the name and contact details of a recommender. Recommenders cannot be a family member or friend, but professional recommendations are welcome from your networks in high school, university, or any other projects you’ve taken part in. 

For any additional questions, read through our Frequently Asked Questions, or Contact Us.



Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.

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