Verizon/Unloc Young Entrepreneurs Challenge, Europe

Verizon/Unloc Young Entrepreneurs Challenge, Europe
  •  Course, Grant, Contest
  •  21-Jan-2022
  •   Europe
  • $$  £10,000 prize

The Young Entrepreneurs Challenge brought to you by Verizon Business and Unloc is an annual event that seeks the best young minds from across Europe, young people with vision, social awareness and the ambition to achieve. Now in its 4th year there’s never been a better time to put your ideas into action and reach for success!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to individuals between the ages of 16 and 25 years on February 1, 2022.
  • Residents and/or citizens of a mainland European country.
  • Business proposals must meet the following criteria:
    • Be legal in all mainland European countries.
    • Be either a pre-start (not yet trading); or not have been trading for more than 3 years and have an annual turnover of less than £100,000 on February 1, 2022.
    • Not have the purpose of political lobbying.
    • Be the applicant’s own idea and not infringe on the copyright, patent or intellectual property of others.
    • Immediate family members of the judging panel are not eligible to apply.
    • Previous entrants who attended the Grand Final are not eligible to apply.

Offered Benefits

  • £10,000/€11,000* of funding for your start-up business
  • A mentorship package to accelerate your idea
  • Finalist runners-up will receive £1,000 of funding for your start-up business
  • Ticket to the Global One Young World 2022 Tokyo Summit in Japan

*The actual prize fund will be dependent on the exchange rate at time of award.

Application Process

Go to Verizon  on to apply

  • Simply record a short video of yourself that’s at least 60 seconds and a maximum of 90 seconds long – remember to explain how your idea meets the three criteria!
  • Hit the apply button
  • Fill out the application form and submit your video
  • Sit tight and wait to hear from the judges: finalists are announced on February 1, 2022
Apply Here
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