Students invited to compete in international business idea competition | Penn State University – Penn State News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State students are invited to compete in an international business idea competition that asks participants what they would like the world to look like after the end of the coronavirus pandemic.

Each year the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation organizes an idea competition centered around a different theme. The Center is a part of Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel. Last year, Penn State student Divya Rustagi and her BGU teammates took third place in the competition.

This year’s competition, called the Triple Bottom Line Challenge, asks participants what impact startup they would create now to make the post-pandemic world a better place. An impact startup is one that makes impact on the world or society. The term “triple bottom line” is a framework for thinking about