45 entrepreneurs will be selected into American Express Emerging Innovators Boot Camps in New York City, Mexico City and Toronto
Innovators can be working in any sector or region but must be early- or mid-stage
March 8, 2013 (U.S. & Canada) & March 15, 2013 (Mexico)
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Read more about the 2012 Boot Camp and connect with innovators and thought leaders in the field of social entrepreneurship.
full prize details:
Prize Opportunity: 15 entrepreneurs will be selected into an American Express Emerging Innovators Boot Camp in New York City, Mexico City and Toronto, for a total of 45 entrepreneurs. This 2-day workshop will be held alongside top Ashoka Fellows and American Express executives. Travel costs and expenses are covered by American Express in partnership with Changemakers.
Criteria: Innovators must be from Mexico, Canada or U.S. and must be early- or mid-stage (defined as operating for less than 5 years or with limited local operation that is poised to scale). Innovators will be evaluated on demonstrated leadership, the strength of their innovation and their potential for growth in the social sector.
Check out the 2012 American Express Emerging Innovators who attended the 2012 Boot Camp in New York City!
2012 American Express Thought Leaders
are experts in leadership, social change and entrepreneurship whose perspectives will serve as a resource and tool for emerging social innovators around the world. Click below for interviews with these Thought Leaders!
about the funder:
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. American Express appreciates the impact that excellent leaders can have on business and society as a whole and dedicates significant resources to attract, develop and retain talented employees with leadership potential. The Company also extends this commitment to leadership development to a broader community. One of American Express’ three platforms for its philanthropy is Developing New Leaders for Tomorrow. Under this giving initiative, American Express is making grants focused on training high potential emerging leaders to tackle important issues in the 21st century. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress or twitter.com/americanexpress.