San Diego, CA, February 23, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Ideator recently completed its “December Challenge,” where over a hundred unique submissions from around the world entered into the competition. The top innovative startup was awarded $10,000 to bring their idea to life.
This month Startup Grind, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, is hosting the Startup Grind Global Conference. This event will inspire, educate, and connect 215,000 entrepreneurs in 80 countries. It will be attended by entrepreneurs and industry leaders from all over the world. Ideator and Startup Grind are teaming up to host The Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition
to foster creativity and innovation, and launching at the conference.
The official launch date of the competition is February 23rd, the first day of the Startup Grind Global Conference
, which includes speakers such as Stewart Butterfield (Slack/Flickr), Payal Kadakia (ClassPass), Dustin Moskovitz (Asana/Facebook). The event, properly named The Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition, is open to everyone. They invite anyone from anywhere to start building on their ideas!
Carter Wigell, CEO, spoke about the The Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition launching with day one of the Startup Grind Global event in Silicon Valley: “We are excited to launch the Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition at the Startup Grind Global Conference. Having attended the conference in the past, and engaging in meaningful dialogue with the exceptional leaders and soon-to-be leaders in the startup ecosystem, we believe this competition has the potential to invest in the next undiscovered game-changing team.”
The Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition features a $5,000 prize pool for the winner. In addition to a cash prize, the winning contestant will also gain access to Ideator’s Advisory Board, access to key mentors and investors, and free tools and services from sponsors.
Submissions to the The Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition close on May 1st. Five finalists will then be selected and notified on May 9th. Finalists will then be given an opportunity to deliver their pitches virtually. Since the online December Challenge pitch event was so successful, they’ll be hosting it again through an online and live broadcasting platform. Finalists may pitch their ideas from wherever they desire: from their office, home, garage, or anywhere else with an internet connection.
Who should apply? Innovators in the ideation phase looking for advice from industry experts, to business owners who are looking to gain further exposure should apply and have a chance at the $5,000 prize pool (and other valuable resources). Sign up for The Ideator - Startup Grind Idea Competition today. It is a great way to bring your idea to life or take your business to the next level. Learn more here