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 "Young Thinkubators" Contest

 An exciting and a life changing platform for the youth to showcase their entrepreneurial abilities and   innovative skills..!

 Contest Details

  • Age Criteria: 11 – 18 years

  • Team Size: 1-3

  • Contest Fee:

    • $50 per participant ( See "Ticket Details" section) 

  • Prize Money

    • 1st Prize - $1000 USD

    • 2nd Prize - $600 USD

    • 3rd Prize - $400 USD

    • 4th, 5th places - consolation prize

 Ticket Details

  • Please purchase contest registration via https://bit.ly/2R7uv7g, select "GTEN - Thinkubators" from the drop down

 

​ Contest Timelines

  • Registration timeline extended to June 21, Friday

  • Submission timeline extended to June 29, Saturday

  • Orientation - June 23, 2019, Sunday (Time - TBD)

  • Top 10 submission shortlist - June 30, 2019

  • Top 10 interviews - July 01, 2019

  • Top 5 down select announcement - July 02, 2019

  • Top 5 In-person presentation - GTEN Event Day - July 06, 2019

  • Top 3 winners announcement - July 06, 2019

  • Award ceremony - July 06, 2019

​Contest Rules:

  • All business ideas must be original or appropriately acknowledged

  • All entries to be submitted by the deadline to gtenchicago@gmail.com. Use Subject "Youth Contest - <Your Team Name>". Non-compliant and late entries will not be considered.

  • In the abstract and submission power point deck, please add your Team name on the title page (slide 1) AND suffix the file name

  • Age verification is required for Top 10 shortlists

  • Registration and tickets to be purchased to attend the award day

  • Participants can get help from their parents and friends

  • Only the participants can attend the interviews (parents/guardians are not allowed)

  • Photography and videos will be taken of the participants and published as necessary. GTEN owns it.

  • All decisions by the judges and GTEN contest committee is FINAL

Contest  Rules, Scoring & Templates 
 Contest Stages
 Registration -> Idea Submission -> Top 10 Shortlist -> Interview -> Winner Announcements -> Award Ceremony
 Online Training Reference

 View the 3 videos to get guidance about how to prepare for the contest (modeled on "TEF Junior" held in Dallas, 2018).   Visit https://bit.ly/2F5DG3x

 Contacts

 Sree Chandra

 425-785-7251

csreek@gmail.com

​ Kavitha Premanand

​ 224-300-9293

premanand.kavitha@gmail.com