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UpPrize is accepting submissions until Nov. 30th at 5 p.m.

Initial submissions only require a brief two-minute video. Tell us a little bit about your vision, your team, and your solutions. Semifinalists will be contacted for further information and will be asked to present their idea before a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and investors.

Questions about the submission process? Tweet us your question at @UpPrize or email us. We’ll also post frequently asked questions and answers in the FAQ below.

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See a similar idea to yours or one you think you could help improve? Add your input to make it even better.
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