By submitting an idea, you acknowledge that you read and hereby agree to the rules and regulations of this challenge as listed here
ELIGIBILITY: Any student (age 14 to 18) can participate, providing they can present their submission in English.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Your Make Your Job profile must be complete and uploaded by 5PM, EST August 31, 2014. Submissions will consist of a minimum of 12 out of the 18 business plan tiles within your account. Your business plan tiles must be marked "Public" to count. Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of judges to determine five finalists. Winners will be announced September 25, 2014. Finalist will be evaluated based on:
Opportunity Recognition: 15% of score
Innovative Concept and Creative Design: 25% of score
Feasibility of the Business: 25% of score
Description of Product, Service or Business model: 25% of score
Market Research: 10% of score
CASH PRIZING: Once the winners have been selected, a representative from NFTE will reach out to finalists and winners to coordinate prize delivery following the challenge. The top five winners will qualify for a cash award. All winners are required to have parental/guardian signature of monetary release form prior to receiving their cash prize. Please note winners will be responsible for paying applicable taxes on all winnings.
$2,500.00 for 1st place
$1,000.00 for 2nd place
$500.00 for 3rd place
$250.00 for 4th & 5th place
SPONSORSHIP: The Make Your Job (Challenge) was initiated by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (Organizer), a non-profit corporation, and is being presented with support from the Citi Foundation.