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We Media

December 07, 2009 13:23 ET

We Media PitchIt! Challenge Offers $50,000

Finalists Make Their Pitch at We Media Miami, March 9-11, 2010

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2009) - The We Media Miami conference is offering $50,0000 in seed capital to help launch two media startup ventures in 2010.

The We Media PitchIt! Challenge is open to anyone, anywhere, with bold ideas for commercial or non-profit ventures that enable a better world through media and communications technology. Finalists will present their ideas before conference attendees and a panel of judges at the We Media Miami conference, March 9-11, 2010 at the University of Miami. Judges will include venture capitalists, serial and social entrepreneurs. Entries must be submitted online by Jan. 20, 2010.

For more details and to enter the challenge, go to:

Finalists and other media startups and entrepreneurs will also display their bold ideas for media in the connected society in the We Media PitchIt! Gallery, a demo space at the We Media Miami conference.

To reserve a space in the gallery and register for the conference, go to:

The challenge is organized by iFOCOS, a non-profit media think tank and futures lab, and sponsored by the Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation. Partners include Ashoka Changemakers, a global community of social entrepreneurs.

For inquiries about additional sponsorship opportunities or gallery spaces, contact Beth Laing: or call 404-895-7406.

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