plan competitions are Silicon Valley’s
way of bringing hidden talent and innovation into the spotlight. The goal of
Web 2 Mobile competition is to seek out those entrepreneurs who are creating
new value and services for mobile workforces and the mobile lifestyle.
a Valley that is already awash with business plan competitions hosted by
various universities and entrepreneur groups, Web-2-Mobile is unique and will
attract top-quality candidates because it offers entrepreneurs more than money:
the winning entrepreneurs will be invited to visit Nokia’s world-famous labs to
develop and test their innovations – opportunity to see their ideas realized
and vetted against real-world requirements.
The competition will be open to all qualified entrepreneurs and
will be actively promoted via entrepreneur organizations, social networks,
media and key partners throughout the world.
Call for entries was announced November 2nd and will close December 10th, 2006
entries must follow a standard Word document format in order to facilitate fair
entries will be reviewed by a screening panel which will select up to 10
companies as finalists (decisions made by December 22nd)
Finalists will be announced on January 2nd 2007
10 finalists will be then required to present their business concepts in front
of a live judging panel that will convene on January 24th
Winners will be chosen at the conclusion of the presentations and showcased in
the FinNode offices
More information is on the official website at http://www.web2mobile.org/.
is an access node to a global network of resources. Tekes is one of its
founders. It is a business and technology community designed to help North
American organizations hook up with partners in Finland and the U.S.