World Series of Innovation
Listing of Prizes for Winners
From the top three finalist teams, the team that garners the most valid online votes during Global Entrepreneurship Week will be named the winner of that category.
Each student from the winning team will receive:
- A Microsoft Student Productivity Suite (such as Microsoft Office Home and Student)
- A $25 gift card from JCPenney
- A selection of Coca-Cola branded merchandise (to split among the team members)
- A $20 gift card to Amazon.com from Franchise Source Brands International
The classroom or sponsoring youth-serving organization of the winning team in each innovation category will receive $2500. In the case that the winning team is not affiliated with a school or youth-serving organization, they will be allowed to select one to which the $2500 will be awarded. Each winning team's classroom or sponsoring organization will also receive a Microsoft Kinect for Xbox.
Winning team members in the Mobile App Design and Mobile Game Design Categories will each receive a free mobile device from Microsoft. The team will also win the opportunity to work with a developer partner organization which will help them to actualize and develop the game or app for which they had the winning idea.
The winning team in the Innovative Beverage Category will receive $1000 of gift cards from Coca-Cola, to be split among team members.
Winners of the New Franchise Idea Category will receive $1000 of Amazon.com gift cards to divide between them.
Sustainable Style Category winners will split $2000 of gift cards from JCPenney among the team.
The winning team in the College & Career Readiness Products or Services Category will also split $1000 in Amazon.com gift cards. And finally, NFTE will work with that team to arrange for a representative from the U.S. Department of Education to come and visit the team in person to discuss their ideas.