Overview

The Diamond Challenge in Moldova is entering its 4th edition, including a total of more than 300 student participants from all regions of the country.

In 2014 a team from Nisporeni, Moldova (Bike Now) won 3rd place in the final round in Delaware. In 2015, another team from Orhei, Moldova (Modern Reflections) won the Social Impact Prize. And in 2016, a Moldovan team (Do it for Bunica) took home the first place in the first Social Venture competition!

 

 About Invento

INVENTO is a non-profit organization based in Chisinau, Moldova. Its goal is to contribute to the social and economical development of the country, while developing projects for young generations in the areas of entrepreneurship, law&justice, leadership, and gender equality. INVENTO’s mission is to empower young people to achieve their dreams.


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more about partners

The Public Affairs Service of the U.S. Embassy in Moldova supports already for the 3rd year in row the Diamond Challenge Moldova competition. PAS Moldova conducts professional and academic exchanges, education and cultural programs and press and information activities. For more information go to Programs and Grants page.

Peace Corps Moldova supports Diamond Challenge Moldova since its 1st edition. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand American culture, and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries. In Diamond Challenge Moldova Peace Corps provides free mentoring, coaching and trainings for the participants.

Dreamups Innovation Campus is a co-working space and a community of young entrepreneurs which learn, share ideas and work together on creating global companies. Dreamups aims to create a competitive and sustainable business environment in Moldova. Dreamups Innovation Campus joined Diamond Challenge Moldova and offers its support in preparing the national finalists for the international pitch competition.

Contact

invento

Phone
+373 0690 07 798

Email
ao.invento@gmail.com

Address
Stefan cel Mare 124, 2nd floor, of. 221, Chisinau, Moldova

Website

Staff / Volunteers

Ana Indoitu

Project Manager

meghan stewart

Peace Corps volunteer

Kayuyum koban

Peace Corps volunteer

Ana Mirza

PR Manager

Chris Flowers

Peace Corps volunteer

michael boyle

Peace Corps volunteer

Steven Mantani

International Advisor

sam watson

Peace Corps volunteer

Timeline

September 2
2016

Registration Opens

October 15
2016

Registration Closes

October 22
2016

First training in Chisinau

October 29
2016

First training in Cahul and Balti

November 5
2016

Second training in Chisinau

November 13
2016

Second training in Cahul and Balti

December 20
2016

Submission Deadline

January 28
2017

Preliminary Pitch Event

Dreamups Innovation Campus, Strada Uzinelor 1, Chisinau MD2023, Moldova

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