Movers and Changers Challenge 2010


Entry submission deadline


Competition Organizer

mtvU and NYSE

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Who's Eligible
United States residents who are 16 - 28 years of age and are currently enrolled part or full-time at an accredited United States college or university. 
Important Dates

All entries must be submitted via the Movers and Changers website by October 8, 2010. 3 finalists will be selected on October 22, 2010. Those finalists will be flown to NYC the week of November 12, 2010 to have a final interview with the judges panel. Winners will be selected on November 15, 2010.

Competition Prizes

All three finalists will be granted the opportunity to ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000 cash. Two first place winners will each receive $5,000 cash.

Other Info


Participants' business plans must describe a scalable for-profit social media business or a business that utilizes social media to leverage or enhance the venture.