The Diamond Challenge

2018 Submission Deadline

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DREAM

The Diamond Challenge provides students from around the world the opportunity to pursue their passions through entrepreneurship.

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Participants are able to put their ideas in to action by utilizing the online Diamond Challenge video curriculum.

LEARN

Participants have the opportunity to gain new perspectives and grow their network by interacting with students from around the world.

REPEAT

All participants will learn the entrepreneurial process and get one step closer to changing the world.

What is the Diamond Challenge?

An innovative entrepreneurship competition for high school students offering $100,000 in awards

The Diamond Challenge provides a unique opportunity for teens to learn about entrepreneurship while putting their ideas into action. While many entrepreneurship programs focus on principles of small business management, the Diamond Challenge focuses on unleashing creativity, encouraging a mindset of abundance and self-determination, and promoting purposeful entrepreneurial action.

Created by University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship in 2012, the Diamond Challenge is backed by academic grounding in state-of-the-art entrepreneurship education methodologies.

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Global Impact

Over 35 countries and 25 states have participated. Click on a location to learn more about our pitch site partners.

Partner organizations around the world work with the Diamond Challenge team to host pitch events and provide additional opportunities for participating students. In the process, pitch site partners act as a catalyst for building local entrepreneurial ecosystems within their classrooms, schools and communities.

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