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This article was published on May 22, 2012

    Announcing the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge

    Announcing the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge
    Drew Olanoff
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    Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

    The Next Web will be participating in an awesome challenge called the Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge from Acceleprise, which is opening up its doors for applications today.

    If you’re an early stage enterprise startup, you can submit an application to grab one of six spots in the July class of Acceleprise, which is like a Y Combinator for enterprise companies.

    If you’re selected to join the accelerator, you get a $30,000 investment along with over $150,000 worth of perks like Amazon Web Services credits to help you scale your product. In addition, you’ll be able to work with mentors like YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim.

    Along with TNW, Startup America and Wizehive are participating in the challenge.

    The finalists will be presented on June 11th and the winner will be announced on June 15th. That’s a tight window, so if you’re an early stage enterprise startup, get your applications in now.

    We’ll be highlighting some of the best applications here on The Next Web, so keep an eye on this space. The company with the most votes between now and June 8th will grab a guaranteed finalist spots, with judges choosing the other four.

    Not a startup? No problem, you can help out by voting for your favorite submissions here.

    Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge