Introducing 2016 UBS Swiss Social innovator

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Choba Choba! Congratulations to the team for having been elected as the Swiss 2016 UBS Social Innovator.

The announcement was made on Nov 3rd at the end of the Regional Final. The other 3 Swiss shortlisted enterprises were Carbon DeltaProjekt InterimVelafrica, congratulations to them for having made it this far.

All of them were among the 52 shortlisted applicants - selected from over 1'200 applications worldwide - Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Switzerland, participating in the bootcamp on the 20th and 21st of October, in Wolfsberg.

The four finalists will receive a 12-month package tailored to their specific needs, using the brightest minds from UBS and Ashoka to help scale and innovate their solution in 2017. Choba Choba, as the Swiss winner, will receive a cash grant of USD 40,000 and have the opportunity to get feedback from leading social investors and philanthropists at a UBS event in Switzerland at the beginning of December.

 

This article was originally published on 4 November 2016
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