New York Young Entrepreneur Challenge


business pitch competition to win up to $10,000 in start-up funding, mentorship and additional support essential for starting a business.Online entries are judged by a panel esteemed entrepreneurs. Top scoring applicants will then be invited to present a live business pitch to a panel, after which one prizewinner is identified in each of the two competition tracks, Student and Entrepreneur. The 2014 live pitch challenge will be hosted at the Sprint Executive Business Office in New York City on May 14th. Winners are named immediately following the NY YEC live pitch competition at a reception for finalists, families and sponsors.


Competition Organizer

FrontStreet Facility Solutions

*International Event*

*Available in all states*

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Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • High School - Local U.S.
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Women or Minority-owned
  • Specialized Industries
  • Virtual/Online
Who's Eligible

Budding entrepreneurs aged 17-22 who either live in New York or are enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited New York college or university will be eligible to compete.

Competition Prizes

There are two tracks: Student and Entrepreneur. A winner will be named in each track, with each receiving $10,000 in start-up funding, mentorship and additional support essential for starting a business.

Other Info

This event is sponsored by FrontStreet Facility Solutions, Capital One Bank and Sprint. Any questions should be directed to Jennifer Bernheim at