Lagos Business School (LBS) recently signed an MOU with Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), managed by Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley in the US, to serve as GSVC’s outreach partner, until June 30, 2017.
As a result of this partnership agreement, LBS is set to promote the GSVC initiative. This entails assisting in the marketing of the competition, sourcing entrants for the competition, conducting outreach via information sessions and providing faculty members and students to support the GSVC outreach.
The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), founded by MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in 1999, empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and prize money to transform their ideas into fundable, scalable ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges.