International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World is looking for for gifted young entrepreneurs with ideas for innovative social enterprises. The winners receive up to USD 10, 000 in seed funding, as well as business workshops, networking, showcasing and pitching opportunities with potential investors at ITU Telecom World in Doha followed by a mentorship programme throughout the development year to help their businesses to thrive.
The winners will be invited to the ITU Telecom World 2014 in Doha in December 2014, where they can showcase their innovative ideas and will enjoy mentoring and workshops on entrepreneurial skills.
The challenge aims at recognizing and awarding young entrepreneurs with innovative start – ups that enable everyday objects have internet connectivity in what is called Internet of Things (IoT), to significantly improve the lives of people globally. The interactive platform is open to young people aged between 18 -30 years old from anywhere in the world to interact, contribute, comments and share ideas.
Registration is now open for the Young Innovators Competition 2014 on https://ideas.itu.int. The competition has been organized by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the deadline for submitting ideas is 3rd November 2014. Prize money in the form of seed funding will be awarded to implement and bring to scale winning start-ups.
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