Introduction:

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.

 

Qualifications

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.

 

Agenda

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 pitchdaydeckssubmission@seattlestartup.org by 02/20/2019

Judgers

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

co-organizer

Little Master Club

Partners

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

Time 

2019-03-03  Sun,2:00pm-6:00pm

Location 

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

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