Nutrients for All: Vitality for People and the Planet

b>Winners Announced! Competition Judges have selected eight winners among the 21 competition finalists. Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.

 

Winners Announced! Competition Judges have selected eight winners among the 21 competition finalists. Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.

 

Grand Prize Winners

Runners Up

As a reminder, all entrants have been provided narrative comments and a baseline comparison on their feedback dashboard. Whether you're embarking on the next stage of the competition, or looking to optimize your project page, be sure to consider these personalized comments.

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Ashoka’s Nutrients for All and Ashoka Changemakers have been seeking innovative solutions that will ensure the availability of nutrients for healthy, natural ecosystems, farms, food, and people. Entrants were competing for a chance to win a total of $45,000 in cash prizes generously offered by the Lemelson Foundation and Aberdare Ventures, among others.

Follow us at #nutrients4all on Twitter and on Facebook to receive updates about the Nutrients for All competition and to send us your feedback. For questions about the competition, email [email protected].

Prize
  • Up to $45,000 in unrestricted funding to boost your project.Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.
  • Early Entry Prize: One of two cash prizes of US $500 and an opportunity to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer conference.
  • Special Focus Prizes: NetSuite.org is pleased to offer their cloud business management software, a $44,000/year value, as a prize to innovators who are ready to scale their social enterprises and take their impact on the nutrient value chain to the next level.

Timeline

Winner is Announced

September 18, 2013
  • Launch
    April 17, 2013
  • Entry Deadline
    June 19, 2013
  • Winner is Announced
    September 18, 2013

Prize

Total value:
46 000
  • Up to $45,000 in unrestricted funding to boost your project.Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.
  • Early Entry Prize: One of two cash prizes of US $500 and an opportunity to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer conference.
  • Special Focus Prizes: NetSuite.org is pleased to offer their cloud business management software, a $44,000/year value, as a prize to innovators who are ready to scale their social enterprises and take their impact on the nutrient value chain to the next level.

Entries

Blog

SOIL is enabling communities in Haiti to transform human waste into a resource for sustainable livelihoods, agriculture, and reforestation. The organization is creating a lasting impact by seeding a new economy based on nutrients—one that a multinational corporation is now pledging to support.

Jul 16, 13
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