We Media and Ashoka’s Changemakers Present $50,000 “The Power of Us: Re-Imagine Media” Competition

We Media and Ashoka’s Changemakers are presenting The Power of Us: Re-Imagine Media competition (note: this competition is also referred to as the We Media Pitch It Challenge). The purpose of this competition is to find the best new business and non-profit venture ideas for inspiring a better world through media and technology. The competition will award $50,000 in total seeding funding – $25,000 to the best non-profit idea (thanks to a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation) and $25,000 to the best commercial idea. 

Additional information about this competition and application information is available via the links listed below.  The deadline for ideas is January 21, 2009. In addition, all entrants are invited to join We Media and Changemakers at the fifth annual We Media Conference in Miami, February 24-26, 2009. Entrants will have the opportunity to present their ideas to potential funders and partners as part of an innovation showcase.

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