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The Greater Good Challenge

With the generous support from the Beba Foundation, the Greater Good Challenge welcomes all Columbia University School of Professional Studies students and alumni to join this business pitch competition. The competition aims to provide a platform to showcase business ideas to improve the social, economic, political, technological, and environmental conditions of mankind, societies, and the planet in the time of COVID-19 and beyond.


Virtual Business Pitch Competition

Date: Friday, October 9, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm ET

All submissions must be entered by Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11PM. The selected finalists to compete at the competition will be notified by Friday, September 25, 2020. To submit your application, complete the registration form.

In-person Reception & Networking

Early November 2020*

Time: TBD

*The date, time, and format/ location will be confirmed at a later date in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.

How to Craft a Business Plan for the Greater Good Challenge