NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge

SVIC stepsWelcome to the 2019 SVIC!

The SVIC is an idea-stage competition designed to engage ALL New Hampshire students and community members in addressing some of society's most pressing social and environmental challenges by designing novel, sustainable and business-oriented solutions. Winners receive awards that help bring needed resources to advance these promising models. Barriers to entry into the competition are low - no detailed business plans or financials are required!

Registration to compete in the 2019 SVIC is OPEN!


****NEW for 2019****
Interactive Workshops

Bring your team and prepare your entry
with the guidance from leading experts in human-centered design!

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LIVE Final Round Presentations, Awards & Keynote Address
Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Watch the Video  

    Review the Process 

    Plan Your Entry

  • Important 2019 Dates

  • Eligibility & Rules/Terms

  • Competition Process

  • Entry Requirements & Guidelines
  • Judging Rubric & Criteria

  • Support & Resources 


Thank you to the 2019 SVIC Sponsors & Partners! 
Their support encourages and elevates NH's innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs.