Saturday, December 20, 2008
There are 2 exciting competitions for aspiring social entrepreneurs being run by WeMedia.
The first, ReImagine Media offers the opportunity to win up to $50,000 in seed funding. Sponsored by WeMedia and Ashoka's Changemakers, they are searching for the best new ideas for inspiring a better world through media and technology. These could be either business or non-profit venture ideas.
Learn more and apply at the Changemaker's website. You can also review the competition.
The second, PitchIt offers up to $25,000 in seed capital to the owner of an innovative idea to build a better world through media and technology.
Finalists will be invited to pitch their ideas at next February's WeMedia conference, an annual conference that brings together leaders and ideas shaping media, business, communication, technology, education and participation in the connected society.
Learn more about PitchIt.
Deadline for both is January 21, 2009, 6PM EST.