December Challenge

Do you have a big idea? Now is your chance to take it to the next level! It doesn’t matter where you are in the world because Ideator is launching their worldwide December Challenge! The grand prize is $10,000 and will give one Ideator a chance to get their great idea started with a solid backing. So, if you’re an entrepreneur, a maker, a thinker, an innovator, or an ideator, it’s time to step up and get involved in this idea competition.

Why an Idea Competition?

The goal of the Ideator December Challenge is to bring together people from around the globe who have thought-provoking ideas that solve real problems, as well as offer insight for our future. They are potential or current startups that have big ideas that can really make a difference in our world.

Here’s what the CTO of Ideator, Charles Smith, had to say about it: “Ideator is excited to be a part of such a creative event in which innovation, design thinking, and entrepreneurship come together to create solutions. A really interesting thing about the December Challenge and all idea competitions that Ideator hosts is that it doesn’t stop when the idea competition ends. With Ideator, that’s just the beginning.”

That’s because Ideator takes you from ideation to launch.  Now that the December Challenge is open to the public, more people will be able to take advantage of this friendly competition. This is a fantastic opportunity that’s available for you. It doesn’t cost you anything to enter, so what are you waiting for?

How Does the Idea Competition Work?

You have until December 13th to submit your idea, and everything will be done virtually (plus it’s free to enter). The top 5 ideas will have the opportunity to present to a panel of judges. The judges will then decide who gets the honor of becoming the first place winner. If you’re awarded first place, you get a kickstarter package that includes the following:

  •   -$10,000
  •    –Access to key mentors and investors from the Ideator community
  •    –Free tools from sponsors
  •   – An invitation to the Ideator Advisory Board program

This competition is open to any industry and any geographical location. Everyone who has an idea that they feel can make a difference is welcome to enter.

Who Are the Judges and Sponsors?

The judges are all great leaders and have experience with startups and creative intuitions. They recognize smart ideas and offer valuable input.

  •    Nicola Corzine – Executive Director of Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
  •    Ludovic Ulrich – Head of Startup Relations at Salesforce
  •    Chelsea Shukov – CEO and Founder of Sugar Paper
  •    Bryan Breckenridge – Executive Director of Box.org
  •    Jager McConnell  – CEO of CrunchBase

The sponsors understand the importance of innovative ideas and strong startups. They look forward to helping build a foundation that an ideator can be proud of and really use to showcase their idea.

  •   -Salesforce
  •   –Box.org
  • Google
  •   –LegalZoom
  •   – CrunchBase
  •    –Band of Angels
  •    –Pledge 1%
  •    Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

As you can see, the Ideator December Challenge has teamed up with some established and fantastic sponsors and judges. Now it’s time to show them what you can do. Sign up today!

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