Dream, Define, and Pitch for a social enterprise!

Do you have a life-transforming idea? Do you want to make it happen? OR are you already running a thriving social enterprise and want to scale up?

Enter the SECON 2019 Pitch Competition to present your idea to industry leaders, receive insightful feedback, and generate interest among like-minded people!

Apply Now – Applications are now open!

Applications are due by Wednesday, February 20th, and finalists will be notified the following week.  Apply here!

About the Competition

SECON 2019 offers you an incredible opportunity to be exposed to investors, mentors, collaborators, customers, and the Harvard community. Five to ten finalists will be selected to pitch in front of a panel of expert judges on Saturday, March 2nd on campus at Harvard Business School.


  • The idea must tackle a social or environmental issue
  • One person from the team must be available to pitch in person in Boston, MA on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. Travel and accommodation costs will not be provided by SECON.
  • Any type of corporate structure (nonprofit, for-profit, B Corps, etc.) is welcome to apply

Winner(s) will receive a cash prize, networking opportunities with the speakers, and a potential mentorship invitation from the pitch competition judges. Finalists will receive 1 conference ticket, a finalist certificate, and the opportunity to pitch their idea to a panel of experts.


The Future Society @ HKS:
The pitch competition is a joint event with The Future Society @ HKS, a student group that focused on tech related info, events, and site visits (join the mailing list https://bit.ly/2xcs5M2 and WhatsApp group https://chat.whatsapp.com/invite/FjFpKJHsfJyIReQqloxaS0)