Watch the top eight finalists compete in the EPIC 2020 Final Round below.
THE FINAL ROUND.
FIRST PLACE: VEGETHENTIC
Veganthentic eliminates the need for heavy machinery by using a soilless farming method of hydroponics.
SECOND PLACE: TIRRA GRATA
Tierra Grata is social venture that addresses lack of access to basic services in rural areas in Colombia.
THIRD PLACE: MUSA
MUSA is a social enterprise aiming at contrasting poverty and extreme poverty in underdeveloped countries.
Raymond and Albert from University of Limpopo in South Africa cultivate an industrial orange wine manufacturer using locally sourced produce.
Carlos and Gabriel from Universidad Rafael Landivar help businesses, Craftsmen and Merchants in different rural areas in Guatemala.
Nicole, Kelly, Karina, and Alvin from the Chinese University of Hong Kong provide a platform to promote environmentally-friendly fashion and empower women with knowledge and wealth.
GIRLS, MONEY, SAVVY
Paul from Southampton Solent empowers young women economically by providing affordable credit facility in South Africa.
Denise, Kaori, Taylor, Leighton, Jacelyn from Kaua'i Community College in Hawaii make vitamins accessible in a sweet way.