The #Mazarsforgood Innovation Challenge is open to all aspiring intrapreneurs worldwide between 20 and 30 years old, willing to challenge the status quo and make a social impact.
Mutidisciplinary teams of 2 members minimum and 3 members max. can compete for the 3 categories mentioned.
You just need to register on this website and create or join an existing group then get started!
Don't hesitate to use Studyka’s platform to find your teammates and partners. The experience will be more rewarding!
The #Mazarsforgood Innovation Challenge will start on January 26, 2015.
PHASE 1: CALL FOR ENTRIES
From January 26, 2015 to 8:00 pm CET to April 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm CET.
Participants are invited to form teams of two to three people. They can register for the contest through this platform, paste the link to their YouTube/Youku video idea canvas and upload the idea canvas on their team page before April 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm CET.
Teams will be allowed to upload and share their videos starting April 2.
Phase 2: IDEA SELECTION and MENTORING
From April 15, 2015 to May 29, 2015.
In conjunction with a jury composed with professionals from outside companies and Mazarians, we will select the top projects from the entries it receives, a maximum of 5 teams for each category. Following the selection, the mentoring process will start. We will then release a list of the nominated projects on the platform and social networks on May 29, 2015.
Phase 3: SECOND PART OF CAMPAIGN FOR SELECTED TEAMS
From June 2015 to 8:00 pm CET on September 10, 2015.
The qualifying teams will have 13 weeks to work on their idea, taking into account the observations of the jury, and provide a more detailed idea canvas as well as another 90-sec video in which they will explain why they should win. Teams will be allowed to upload and share their videos on YouTube or Youku starting September 1st. Teams will have to post the link to the video and their idea canvas before September 10. The specifications will be posted here and communicated to the teams.
Phase 4: WINNERS SELECTION
After examining all projects, Mazars will announce the three winners per category. Details on the award ceremony will be communicated to the winners by e-mail.
Phase 5: AWARDS
The top winning teams will present their idea and receive their award at the Mazars' 2015 CARL Conference in Brussels, belgium. The CARL Conference gathers all Mazars' partners worlwide in mid-December 2015 (exact date to be announced).
Dates appearing on this calendar are subject to change.
Ideas will be judged based on the following criteria:
• The creativity and boldness of the idea (30%),
• Relevance of the idea and inclusion of social needs (30%),
• Quality of presentation of the idea and its popularity (20%),
• Feasibility of the idea (20%).
The #Mazarsforgood jury is composed of Mazarians and outsiders with expertise in driving sustainability, innovation and intrapreneurship in startups and large organizations.
Click here for more details about the members of the jury