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Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC)

The application window for the University of Washington's "Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC)" is now open! The deadline for applications is November 11, 2009, and the actual competition takes place in March 2010.

Information about the competition can be found here.

They're also on Facebook.

Founder of Acumen Fund to Appear in Twin Cities

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Jacqueline Novogratz, social entrepreneur and founder of the Acumen Fund, which invests in promising business models in developing countries, will be appearing at the Barnes & Noble in Edina next Tuesday evening (June 16, 7:00 PM). She'll be discussing her book, "The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World." I'm trying to get through the book right now (and prepare for summer class, which starts next week as well)!

Barnes & Noble
3225 W 69th St.
Edina, MN

Minnesota Cup Deadline This Friday

For anyone interested in stepping out into social enterprise, the Minnesota Cup business plan competition has a special category just for social entrepreneurship. The deadline for applications is this Friday at midnight!

You can find more info here.