The United States Embassy, in collaboration with Tribe Tampere is excited to announce the dates for the American Entrepreneurial Challenge 2021!
AEC 2021 consists total of four semifinals and two finals for the both categories competing. During the application period, we received total of 38 applications from which 13 were primary school students and 25 upper secondary school students. Lot of applications came from the capital area so consequently there will be 2 semifinals for the capital area competitors. Semifinal dates: - Wednesday 7.4.2021 - Primary School Classes 7-9 Semifinal
- Wednesday 14.4.2021- Capital Area Upper Secondary School Finals
- Friday 16.4.2021 - Capital Area Upper Secondary School 2nd Semifinal
- Tuesday 20.4.2021- Non-Capital Area Upper Secondary School Semifinal
In primary school category, five most prominent teams will continue to finals held at 5.5.2021. One winner and two runners-up will be selected: awards will include financial support for the development of the business idea and mentoring.
In upper secondary school category, three teams from each semifinal will be selected to compete in finals held at 12.5.2021. Also in this category, one winner and two runners-up will be selected: awards include financial support for the development of their business idea, mentoring, and a Summer Camp in Finland, with a heavy U.S. entrepreneurial focus.
The United States Embassy and Tribe Tampere wishes the best of luck for all teams!