YOUNG AMERICAN ENTREPRENEUR CHALLENGE
Create, Innovate, Deploy.
A competition where young Americans showcase their business ideas and entrepreneurial skills to business leaders and investors. If you are in between the age of 12-17 years old with an innovative idea, we are inviting you to compete for a cash scholarship in the 2020 Young American Entrepreneurs Challenge. The challenge combines networking, mentorship, and recognition to craft a distinct experience.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR
Be creative with your proposal, do not be afraid to use your imagination
Describe and explain any type of business idea in 3 - 5 minutes video
Effective interpretations of your original vision
WHAT YOU COULD WIN
Award a total of $2000 in scholarship prize.
Mentorship from experts
Take your idea to the next level with business leaders,
Recognition for your business idea
Showcase your business idea and generate business recognition.
Build supportive relationships across different industries
Submission are opened
July 15, 2020 at 11am PST
Last day to submit your video
Sept. 1, 2020 at 12am PST
Semi-Finalist are announced and notified
Sept. 18, 2020 at 12pm PST
Winners are announced
Sept. 30, 2020
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must submit a brief (300 characters or less) description of their idea as well as a link to a pitch video of you explaining your idea
Enter your contact information on the Contest Entry Form.
Your finished movie can be created in either high definition (HD) or standard definition (SD).
Remember that your video may be aired on television. When you are shooting, try to keep your screen size at the camera’s highest setting and follow the music guidelines.
Output the movie file as .mpg, .mp4 or .m4v format.
Rename your video file in this format: YourFirstName.YourLastName.YourMovieTitle.mp4 (for example).
Upload file to Google Drive and share the file with firstname.lastname@example.org. Your sponsoring teacher will help you do this if you don’t know how.
You must share the video file as directed in #6 above AND fill out the Contest Entry Form to be eligible to win.