The future is made in universities & colleges; the dream of a sustainable tomorrow and employment for all needs broader participation of these universities and colleges for a transformational change and growth in society.
EO Andhra Pradesh brings you the premier flagship event of Entrepreneurs Organisation's Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards 2021 - 2022 to nurture and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit of the young minds in the region.
GSEA is a premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. Nominees compete with their peers in a series of competitions at the regional and national levels for a bid to qualify for the global finals.
FUNDING GSEA is an opportunity for you to showcase your business to global leaders and investors from over 65+ countries. Get noticed by the global entrepreneur community.
MENTORING EO’s vision is to nurture and enable the growth of entrepreneurs across the globe. Get mentored by the EO members of the region and 14000+ influential members of global business leaders.
NETWORKING Get into the most happening inner circle of successful entrepreneurs and get visibility across the EO platforms.
EVENTS Get access to the experts' speeches, workshops, and support programs from both regional and global experts in the industry.
You must be enrolled for the current academic year in a university/college as an undergraduate or graduate* student at the time of application. Full-time enrollment is not required; part-time enrolment is acceptable.
Your business must have been in operation for at least six consecutive months prior to the application.
...* You must be the owner, founder, or controlling shareholder of your company and principally responsible for its operation. Each company can be represented by only one owner/co-founder.
* Your business must have been in operation for at least six consecutive months prior to the application.
* Your business must have generated the US $500 in profits or received the US $1000 in investments at the time of application.
* You should not have been one of the top seven finalists from any previous year’s GSEA Global Finals Competition.
* The age cap for participation is 30 years of age.
* Graduate students are eligible to apply only if they have continually enrolled in a university following their undergraduate degree and not left school to work on their business or to seek other employment.
Exceptions can be made for students who have taken up to 12 months’ break before beginning their postgraduate education.
Prizes for GSEA winners include a cash prize upto $25,000, support, and services for growing their business.
Additional prizes include $10,000 and $5000 cash reward for second and third places at GSEA global finals. Special awards for Social Impact, Innovation, and Lessons from the edge categories.
EO Andhra Pradesh hosted for the first time the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (GSEA) on 8th Jan 2021. GSEA is a global competition of university students operating revenue-generating businesses, the annual contest recognizes the most promising young entrepreneurs in the nation.
GSEA is a premier awards program for students who own or operate a business while attending college or university. Student entrepreneurs compete against peers in a series of local and national qualifying rounds to make their way to the global finals..
APPLY & win the regional competition. Entrepreneurs from Andhra Pradesh need to win the EO Andhra Pradesh regional competition to qualify for National competition.
Win a National Competition.
Compete with 50 of the best entrepreneurs from across the world in Global Final of GSEA.
Be crowned as the EO GSEA student champion.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the fastest-growing economies of India with growth rates higher than the broader Indian Economy. EO's mission is to help create a conducive platform for budding entrepreneurs to grow and augment professional growth along with regional growth.
EO Andhra Pradesh is the 21st addition to the growing chapters of Entrepreneurs Organisation, which is having a rapid expansion with 20+ chapters in South Asia and 200+ chapters in cities across 61 countries.
As a thought leader on entrepreneurship, EO has been transforming the lives of entrepreneurs everywhere. EO AP is one of the fastest-growing chapters in India and South Asia with 25+ leaders as members from various industries like Agriculture, Automotive, Education/Training, Electronic Services, Engineering, Food/Beverage, Import/Export/Trade, Manufacturing, Mining Industry, Other, Real Estate, Construction, Services Not Classified Elsewhere, Travel/Transportation.