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2014 New York Young Entrepreneur Challenge

Friday, March 21, 2014
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New York Young Entrepreneur Challenge – Call for Applications Closes Mar. 21st

$20,000 in start-up funding and essential business services awarded to young entrepreneurs

BOHEMIA, N.Y (Feb. 4th, 2014) – FrontStreet Facility Solutions Inc. (FrontStreet) in partnership with Sprint and Capital One Bank announced the call for applications closes Friday, Mar. 21st, for the 2014 New York Young Entrepreneur Challenge (NY YEC). Online applications are being accepted now for the business pitch competition that rewards up to $20,000 in start-up funding, mentorship and additional support essential for starting a business. Entrepreneurs aged 17-22, either living in New York or enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited New York college or university, are eligible to apply.

"As the deadline nears, we are excited to see an increase in the number of entries and that those entries submitted have the same incredible innovation we have come to associate with this challenge," Joseph Scaretta, FrontStreet's Chief Development Officer, said. "We encourage all young entrepreneurs throughout the state of New York to apply today."

An esteemed panel of judges from Capital One Bank will review the online applications, and then the highest scoring applicants will be invited to present their business pitch in New York City on May 14th. Immediately following the NY YEC live pitch competition, one winner will be named in each of the two competition tracks, Student and Entrepreneur.

For more information, a public information session will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5th, from 7-7:30 pm EST. The conference dial-in number is (605) 475-4700 and the participant access code is 622117#.

 

For the official guidelines, visit: 

http://www.frontstreetfs.com/community-guidelines.htm

 

To submit an application, visit: 

http://www.frontstreetfs.com/community-application.htm

 

About FrontStreet Facility Solutions

FrontStreet is an innovative maintenance and management company, servicing customers from medium-size enterprises to Fortune 500 companies in the retail, restaurant, financial, healthcare and commercial industries. Specialty services include maintenance and repair, capital projects, nationwide rollouts and retrofits, and energy control solutions. FrontStreet offers holistic single-source facility solutions that allow our clients to deliver an exceptional brand experience to their clientele. For more information, visit http://www.frontstreetfs.com.