The Seattle Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge is a teenage entrepreneurial challenge competition hosted by the Seattle Entrepreneurship Club and the Little Masters Club, which will be held in Seattle on March 3, 2019. The Challenge aims to encourage young entrepreneurs to innovate and build platforms for youth entrepreneurs in North America.



Current middle school, high school students in the Greater Seattle Area


Judging Criteria

• Idea

• Product/Service

• Preparation for launch

• Execution Plan

• Social Impact

• Team

• Presentation


Challenge Prizes

We will judge the top three winners with generous rewards, more project guidance and support.

First Prize:$1,000

Second Prize:$800

Third Prize:$500

The Entrepreneurship Challenge will also feature special prizes($200 per winner):

• Best Original Idea

• Best Team

• Best Presentation

• Best Social Impact

What’s moreSeattle Entrepreneurship Club will also host a series of workshops before the submission deadline to help participants prepare for the competition.



01/01 – 02/20: Challenge application
02/25: Select 10 entrepreneurial teams to participate in the finals
03/03: Final

    2:00PM- 2:30PM: Introduction & Keynote Speech

    2:30PM-4:30PM: 5 minutes setup and pitch/demo for each team, 3 minutes Q&A

    4:30PM-5:00PM: Judging

    5:00PM-5:30PM:Announce winners and prizes

    5:30PM: Social time


 * The event organizers reserve the right to use the photos and videos taken at the event for promotional purposes.

*NOTE: Please don’t forget to submit your slides to by 02/20/2019


Jeanie serves as Vice President of Engineering at GoDaddy, Inc. where she leads the Content, Search, and Merchandising Platform and the White Label Reseller Platform teams. She also serves on the Advisory Board of KeyoCoin, a technology startup using Blockchain to solve reward system inefficiencies and fragmentation for customers in travel.  

Jeanie also held engineering leadership roles at several companies including Expedia, Microsoft, Yahoo!, and IBM, etc. She has a long track record of leading high-performance engineering teams to success and has extensive experience in Cloud Services, e-commerce, Big Data and Analytics, and Distributed Systems. Jeanie holds a Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Bachelor’s degree with double majors in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Shanghai JiaoTong University.

Jeanie Zheng

VP of Engineering, GoDaddy, Inc


Little Master Club


Emerald Parents
Alumni of Univ. of Sci. and Tech. of China
Northwest Youth Leadership Club
DreamBuilders Today
NanKai Univ. Alumni Association
Huazhong Univ. of Sci. and Tech. Alumni
Tsinghua Alumni Seattle
Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. Alumni


2019-03-03  Sun,2:00pm-6:00pm


Room 404 – 405, Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004


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