We're looking for innovative start-ups that use business to solve global social or environmental challenges. Social entrepreneurs with a mission to create a better future. For full details of eligibility and competition rules, please consult our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions.

Get Selected

Each application will be reviewed and the very best from each of the participating countries will be selected to take part in national finals. You will have the chance to pitch to a panel of business experts who will offer advice and decide which finalist has the most promise to continue to the global finals.

Learn and Grow

If you are successful at the national final, you will receive one-to-one pitch coaching and social business mentoring by experts from the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University.

Find out what happened at the Chivas Venture Accelerator Week in 2016.

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The online voting period will be your chance to inspire people around the world with your story, and get them to support your startup with their vote. The first $200,000 of the Chivas Venture fund will be distributed amongst finalists based on the number of votes received.

Final Pitch

This is your chance to pitch in front of a live audience of business experts, influencers and change-makers.
At this exclusive event, the Chivas Venture global panel of judges will decide where the remaining share
of the $1million fund will be awarded.
Watch the story below to find out how the Chivas Venture 2017 Global Final unfolded.

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Our impact

The start-ups accelerated in the first two years of the Chivas Venture, have transformed over 300,000 lives
across 40 countries. We’ll raise a glass to that!

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Apply now

If you have a business that can create real, positive change, then we want to hear from you!

Applications are now closed.