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TO BUILD YOUR FOR
We always say that we’re the Studio of Better Things,
so we thought we’d put our money where our mouth is.
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We know the power a great idea can have, and we know the value of not-for-profit organisations in the UK, India and worldwide.

At Studio Graphene, we are big believers in being a force for good, which is why we want to offer some of our expertise in design, engineering or marketing to a charity or social cause you care about.

Always had an idea that you think would make the world a better place but unsure where to start? Now is your time.

Entry
Criteria

There are only five key entry criteria for you to keep in mind

You will need to have a clear idea of exactly what your chosen organisation would benefit from.
We will be delivering the work over five working days, which means your idea should be well thought out, simple and effective.
The organisation must be not for profit, and have positive social impact.
You will need to be free to come into our studio in Gurugram, New Delhi for a few hours during the build week, Monday 16th December to Friday 20th December, to work with our project team.
You must be happy for us to publicise the work and our experience across our Marketing channels and network once the project is complete.

We're happy to receive submissions from the general public, solo founders and entrepreneurs, small start up teams, innovation teams from larger organisations and charities.

Judging Criteria

We’ll judge all received pitches on their feasibility, their potential impact for good and the strength of the idea. We’re partial to projects which use existing technology in new, fun or innovative ways, and which have a strong real-world positive and immediate impact.

40%
feasibility
35%
potential
impact
25%
innovation

The deadline for entries will be Friday 22nd November 2019.

We’ll review all received pitches, and reserve the right to conduct follow up calls with a shortlist (if necessary) on Thursday 28th November / Friday 29th November, before announcing the winning pitch on Monday 2nd December!

How
to enter

To enter the competition, head to studiographene.com/buildmyidea
to submit your pitch.

The pitch should cover
the following points
You can find details of the pitch at the above link. You'll need to include details on the main benefit / impact of your idea, who your idea will help and how, any brand collateral or materials you have at present and any future plans you currently have for the project.

For your peace of mind, we are happy to sign a mutual non-disclosure agreement before receiving your full entry if you would prefer - if you send a note to buildmyidea@studiographene.com we will send you our signed NDA without delay.

Note: We reserve the right to include details relating to the winning entry and a description of the application we plan to build for the entrant as part of our marketing materials both pre-, during and post- event.