It is named the Global Food and Health Innovation (GFHI) Challenge and billed as “a competitive investment opportunity to identify breakthrough prototypes, technologies or early stage ventures that hold promise for transformative impact on health and food and are scalable business enterprises.”
Scott Doron of the Southern Growth Policies Board, who is on the advisory group, forwarded this promotional PDF – ().
The official web address is http://gfhichallenge.com/.
Southern/alpha, our Nashville-based collaborator, posted an article back in March before all of the details were announced. It can be found at http://southernalpha.com/founders/1-million-global-investment-competition-coming-to-nashville/.
Deadline for initial applications is July 22 with semi-finalists announced on September 3.
Presentations and investment awards occur during the “Global South Summit” November 11 and 12 in Nashville.