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Rotary Youth Social Entrepreneurship Challenge 2010

The Rotary Youth Social Entrepreneurship Challenge (RYSEC) is back! Organized by the Rotary Club of Singapore and SYINC, the business plan competition is looking for new youth-driven ideas on socially responsible businesses, with the aim of empowering youth by providing a platform to discuss business ideas that also tackles social challenges.

Aspiring applicants candidates may apply to any of the two categories:

  1. Idea Launchpad for teams with a social business idea and want to test the concept, and
  2. Project Accelerator – For teams with a matured or already started business concept, and are looking to meeting people and develop networks to bring the idea one notch higher.

So if you are between 15 to 30 years old, based in Singapore, meet the eligibility criteria and have a great idea for a social enterprise, you can apply for the competition here. The original submission deadline is over, but you can still make it through facilitated submissions before 11 September 2010.


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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