triple bottom line challenge 

As more and more of us are isolated in our homes in the midst of uncertainty and at times anxiety, why not turn this experience into an opportunity? What can we do now to make our post-pandemic world a better place?

The Triple Bottom Line Challenge asks students from all over the world:
What impact startup would you create to improve the world post-Corona? 

Applications are now closed

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May 26
June 4
June 18
Application Closes
Finalists Selected
Winners Announced

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What is an impact startup?

Impact entrepreneurs want to change the world, disrupt the status quo, fix a social injustice.

We now know that thinking about social impact is actually good for business.

Now it's your turn...

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so how does it work?

Step 1:
Step 2:
Judges select 8-10 finalists​. Meet our Judges

Your idea will be judged on the following criteria:

  1. Social impact – Contribution to humanity

  2. Feasibility of implementation.

  3. How creative and/or innovative the solution is.

  4. To what degree the solution is compatible with the Challenge.

Step 3:
Finalists develop their ideas and prepare a presentation with the full support of the Bengis Center 
Step 4:
Finalists pitch their ideas. Winners announced!


Prof. Miki Malul


Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


Prof. Oded Lowengart


Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


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Dmitry Kulish, PhD, MBA

Professor of the Practice

Director of Innovation Workshop

Academic Council member



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Anne Hoag

Associate Professor of Telecommunications and Director

Center for Penn State Student Entrepreneurship

Penn State University

United States

Gil Peleg

Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing

Sy Syms School of Business

Yeshiva University

United States

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Dr. Tamar Makov

Department of Management

Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


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Tadas Gudaitis


Vilnius University Business School

LT VCA Board Member