Young Entrepreneurs MTV has a contest just for $25k and a chance to be on MTVu!

23 Sep


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mtvU along with the New York Stock Exchange have launched the next Movers & Changers competition, in search of young entrepreneurs to submit innovative business ideas that utilize the power of social media as a marketing tool for a new business idea.

Competition finalists will be featured on mtvU in a short-form series, “Movers & Changers,” premiering November 17, 2010 on mtvU and before claiming the grand prize of $25,000 in seed money, each team of finalists will present their business plan to the “Movers & Changers” Board, which will be a collaboration of top business and social media gurus, to be announced at a later date.

Mtv is looking for 16-28 year old college students to develop and produce a compelling business proposal that utilizes social media to leverage or enhance their venture. Ideas must be original, feasible, scalable, and practical.

Three finalists will be flown to New York City to attend Global Entrepreneurship Week where they will ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange, attend the NYSE Movers and Changers Forum, and present their plans to a panel of industry executives. The winner will receive $25,000 in seed money to help his or her company start off on the right foot.

To enter the contest, visit


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