DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


The DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia is an Asia-wide competition for social enterprises, open to any member of the public. Organised by NUS Enterprise in partnership with the DBS Foundation, the Challenge aims to identify and support new social ventures that have the potential to generate positive, scalable and sustainable social impact.

There are 2 categories of the Challenge, and each team is only allowed to submit 1 application, and only to 1 category. The organiser will only accept your latest submission if your team is found to submit more than 1 application. Please see below for details of the two categories -

IDEA Category: Your team is validating the idea, trying to build a minimum viable product, or have conducted trials with a small group of customers, but have yet to generate consistent revenue

ENTERPRISE Category: Your team is consistently generating revenues or expanding to new regions to grow its size and impact.
Note: Submission forms in Chinese (Simplified) are only for applicants from China, and forms in Chinese (Traditional) are open for applicants from Taiwan.