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The Greater Good Challenge

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions are now being accepted through Wednesday, September 30 at 5 p.m. ET.  


With 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 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. ET. 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