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EO NEW JERSEY IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE
2023-24
GLOBAL STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS (GSEA)

Competition Was Held on January 26, 2024

2024 EONJ GSEA Winner

Daniel Thomas Colon

Electrix Vintage

Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

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What

A global competition for students with entrepreneurial minds, a growing business, and a desire to connect, the GSEA Awards offers chosen applicants exposure and networking opportunities with top entrepreneurs in their respective fields.

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Why

Winners will receive mentoring opportunities with the New Jersey Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), cash prizes, and a chance to compete in the national finals, and ultimately the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Spring 2024

ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility
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Businesses must have generated US $500 or received US $1000 in investments at the time of application

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Students must be enrolled for the current academic year in a university/college as an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application*

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Applicants must be the owner, founder or controlling shareholder of company and principally responsible for its operation.

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The age cap for participation is 30 years of age

Part-time enrollment is acceptable; *Graduate students are eligible to apply only if they have continually enrolled in a university following their undergraduate degree and not left school to work on their business or to seek other employment. Exceptions can be made for students who have taken up to 12 months break before beginning their postgraduate education.

What's Next?

2024 PRIZES

1ST PLACE $5,000 in CASH

1ST PLACE WINNER GOES TO US East Competition in February 2024

(Eastern US Champion goes to the Global Competition in Spring 2024 with students from 50 other countries)

2ND PLACE $500 CASH

Prizes

6 months of Office Space & Conference Room by Eastman Companies

Value: $10,500

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Logo Design & Tagline Development by The S3 Agency

Value: $9,500

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Legal work for IP – Secure Your Brand or Pursue a Product or Process Patent by Myers Wolin

Value: $3,500

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Your Personal Leadership Profile, Strategy and Financials by Trilogy Partners

Value: $2,500

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Exclusive EO events with the students by the Entrepreneurs Organization of New Jersey

Value: Priceless

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One Year of Mentoring by a Leading NJ Entrepreneur

Value: Priceless

APPLY

2025 Applications Coming Soon

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WHERE

Next Competition Date: January 2025

Application Due: TBD

Location: TBD

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PAST WINNERS

Runner-Up
Alex Simeon

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 2023-24 Winner
Daniel Thomas Colon
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Finalists

Brooke Loza
Anthony Macejka  
Akashdeep Randhawa
Siena Rampulla

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2023-24
GSEA Competition

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Runner-Up
Sanya Mujmadar

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 2022-23 Winner
Harrison Nastasi
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Finalists

Alex Simeon
Bryant Truong  
Diana Rosado
Nicoletta Ciccia

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2022-23
GSEA Competition

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Runner-Up
Jerah Siegal

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Finalists

Alex Simeon

Erioluwa Ajao
Hassan Kashif

Sienna Sage

 2021-22 Winner
Akashdeep Randhawa

Watch the New Jersey
2021-22
GSEA Competition

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2020-2021 WINNER

Brianna Makaric

AT US Nationals –  a top 3 finalist

Brianna
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2019-2020 WINNER

Sarah Pomeranz

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2018-2019 WINNER

Kwaku Agyemang

Kwaku talks about his GSEA experience

2017-2018 WINNER

Sarah Pomeranz

2017-18 New Jersey Student Entrepreneur of the Year - Rutgers University

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