The Start Something Challenge Competition Kick-off

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 ( 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm )

Location: TBA, Newark NJ

When: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:00-9:00PM 

TBA, Newark NJ

Call: 201-432-4316 x 110 or

about The Start Something Challenge Video Competition :

Do you have a business idea? Is your non-profit starting a new initiative? Are you launching a new product? Share what you’re starting using a free online tool at Animoto that takes your pictures or video clips and transforms them into a cool short video clip that can be shared with millions in a matter of minutes, and win up to $10,000 for your business!

How does it work?

  • Sign up by sending an e-mail to
  • Create a 30-second video using the Lite/Free version of Animoto, illustrating your business idea. Once you're finished building your video export it to YouTube.
  • Create a short description of your business idea, product or service (150 words max)
  • Submit your entry between June 16 and July 3 for a chance to win a business grant, receive valuable feedback and significant exposure for your business
  • After two rounds of online voting, ten finalists will be chose to pitch their ideas live in front of a panel of experts and celebrity judges on July 24
  • $30,000 in Cash and Prizes! 1st Place $10,000 | 2nd Place $7,500 | 3rd Place $5,000

Click here for more information.