Participant Resources

Competition information

Student guide to competition

Judging criteria and submission guidance 

Submission instructions

Got stuck with YouNoodle?

Read their FAQs here...

Business plan template for submission

Unsure how to upload a video to YouTube?

Read more here...

Judging criteria for Social Storm

Student Guides to Social Storm 

Student guide for UK/GMT time

Technology Guides

Skype is great for video calls 

One Drive is great for sharing files and working on them at the same time. 

Google Drive is great for sharing files and working on them at the same time and Hangouts is great for video calling. 

A quick guide to Slack can be found here...
Slack is great for communication between teams and assigning tasks

A quick guide to Dropbox can be found here...
Dropbox is great for sharing files 

A quick guide to Trello can be found here...
Trello is great for task management with virtual teams 

Generating Ideas and Building a Business Model

Watch the video for a quick introduction to Business Model Canvas

You can:

Download a business model canvas here

Download a social enterprise template here

Or use an online, editable version here

Stuck on generating ideas? 

Try the Fast Idea Generator tool

Or use Mindmeister to brainstorm and generate ideas. 

Plus communicate your ideas with Skitch

Market Research and Key Marketing Concepts

Startup - Essentials - Marketing PPT

Market research for your ideas PPT

How to Validate Your Assumptions

Validation Board explanation

Download a Validation Board here...

Building a Website

Website designers to help you build a website


Sample simple start up finance spreadsheet

Lean Startup - Toolkit

What is Lean Startup about?

Getting Customer Feedback

Learn more about the Value Proposition Canvas and download a template here..

Building your Prototype

To use Marvel click here...

Or try Balsamiq for collaborative wire-framing -click here...

Creating and Editing Your Film

Film Editing Apps:


VideoFX Live

Hitfilm 3 Express

Create animated videos:



Other Useful Resources Related to Social Enterprise

Social Entrepreneurship Toolkit

Growing your own social venture

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