Kristin Peterson Judging Student Solutions for Youth Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Georgia
At the Georgia Social Business and Microcredit Forum on October 17th, 2011, Inveneo CEO and co-founder, Kristin Peterson, will be judging college student teams from across Georgia who are challenged to develop business solutions focusing on youth entrepreneurship, economic development, and helping communities in Georgia
The forum is part of the University System’s statewide economic development partnership efforts with other Georgia entities. The 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of the microcredit concept, Professor Muhammad Yunus is the keynote speaker. Professor Yunus is known worldwide as the “Father of Microcredit”.
The conference has been organized to bring together economic development interests from all regions of the state to hear Professor Yunus’ social business concept of combining business know-how with the desire to improve quality of life.
Kristin will be one of 21 judges of the student competition where teams must identify a social business opportunity; propose a solution including a business model and products, services and programs; develop a market analysis and strategy; explain how the strategy is to be launched; provide a sustainable financial plan and an overview of the social benefits.