Topic: Dell Social Innovation Challenge

Turning Good Ideas Into Reality: What is Social Innovation?

Oct. 29, 2012
Turning Good Ideas Into Reality: What is Social Innovation?

Through the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, Suzi Sosa is helping students develop the entrepreneurial skills to realize their problem-solving ideas.

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Essmart Global Wins Grand Prize in 2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge

June 13, 2012

Young social innovators convened in Austin during the past several days as part of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC), the flagship social entrepreneurship initiative of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. At last night's awards ceremony held at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Essmart Global was announced as the winner of the $50,000 grand prize. Essmart Global was selected from five teams for the prize, which recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who envision, create and implement social innovation projects that help communities around the world.

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Longhorn Startup Camp Showcases 27 New Companies During Startup Crawl March 8

March 1, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin's newest space for startups -- Longhorn Startup Camp -- will be a stop on the SXSW Startup Crawl, which takes place Thursday, March 8, from 4 to 10 p.m. as part of UT Entrepreneurship Week. As a stop on the crawl, Longhorn Startup Camp will showcase its residents 27 new startups, all originated at the university. The crawl is open to the public, and interested attendees may RSVP online.

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