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Thailand to host the 2016 Global Finals

View of the Baiyoke Tower II in Bangkok

View of the Baiyoke Tower II in Bangkok. Photo: Paolobon140.


BANGKOK, 18 March 2016 (NNT) – The final round of the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) will kick off here in Bangkok. This marks the first time world’s oldest social venture competition is held outside of the United States.

Manager of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Ketsara Matchusri said the first GSVC took place in 1999. To win the competition, contestants must present original business ideas that are able to yield sustainable profit from solving social or environmental issues.

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