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THINK TANK SHARK TANK AWARD COMPETITION
Do you have what it takes to stand before an audience of over 500 and pitch your next big think tank project? How about before a panel of potential supporters who will quiz you on the intricacies of your plan? In only 5 minutes?
What is your next great idea for advancing liberty? Atlas Leadership Academy participants are invited to submit their pitch for the 2017 Think Tank Shark Tank Competition for a chance to win $25,000!
Three contestants will be selected to pitch their projects before a panel of judges and an audience of the world's top freedom advocates, influencers, and supporters at Atlas Network's Freedom Dinner on Nov. 8 in New York City.
(*Regional trainings, mentorship, Smith Fellowship, Think Tank Leadership Training, and Think Tank MBA.)
Title: i-torney: a people's pocket lawyer mobile app
Organization: India Institute
Summary: The 2014 Think Tank Shark Tank winner was Baladevan Rangaraju of New Delhi-based India Institute for the “i-torney: a people’s pocket lawyer mobile app” project proposal. Read more here: AtlasNetwork.org/ThinkTankSharkTank2014
Title: Balkan Liberty Fest
Summary: The 2015 Think Tank Shark Tank winner was Admir Čavalić of Bosnia and Herzegovina-based Multi for the “Balkan Liberty Fest” project proposal. Read more here: AtlasNetwork.org/ThinkTankSharkTank2015
Title: The incubator Le Coquetier
Organization: Institut de Formation Politique
Summary: The 2017 Think Tank Shark Tank winner was Alexandre Pesey of France-based Institut de Formation Politique for the “The incubator Le Coquetier” project proposal. Read more here: AtlasNetwork.org/ThinkTankSharkTank2017
Title: Affordable Food for the Poor MOOC
Organization: Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS)
Summary: The 2016 Think Tank Shark Tank winner was Anthea Haryoko of Indonesia-based Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) for the “Affordable Food for the Poor MOOC” project proposal. Read more here: AtlasNetwork.org/ThinkTankSharkTank2016
Organization: Libertarian Club Libek
Summary: The 2018 Think Tank Shark Tank winner was Petar Čekerevac of Belgrade-based Libertarian Club—Libek for its online media outlet Talas ("The Wave"), which brings the ideas of liberty and libertarian commentary and opinion to millennial audiences in Serbia.