Eligibility and Selection Criteria


Are you thinking about applying for the Early Ethical Entrepreneur Pitch Competition? If you’re unsure about whether you’re eligible and you’d also like to know more about what an application takes before starting the process, check out the Selection Application Proces.

Selection Application Process

Your concept may aim to positively contribute socially or economically to communities locally or overseas in the following areas:
  • Growth in community resources
  • Development of skills
  • Increased employment opportunities
  • Increased economic growth
  • Improved educational outcomes
  • Capacity building of a local community
  • Improved health
Four industry leaders will judge the entrepreneurial pitches against the following eligibility criteria:
  • The pitch or concept must have the potential to provide a positive impact on the social, economic and environmental status of a local or overseas community, through innovative and ethical practices.
  • The pitch or concept must have the potential to provide positive outcomes and change in a community through its trade practices or as a result of a proposed enterprise model.
  • The business concept must be well researched and developed and would, therefore, benefit from industry feedback and support.