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The Business Solutions Center at Eastern Illinois University (BSC) and the East Central Illinois Development Corporation (ECIDC) sponsored the  iEntrepreneur Challenge, a YouTube video contest that helped celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 12th-18th, 2012).

The purpose of the contest is to promote entrepreneurship among junior high, high school, and full-time (minimum 9 credit hours) college students in the following Illinois counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Moultrie, and Shelby. Participants this year were required to interview an entrepreneur and record a video response that answered the question: "What have you learned from your failures?" 

View contest Rules and Description
View Submission Guidelines
Take a Look at the Videos for the 2012 1st and 2nd Place
Winners for Each Division

1st Place College Division: Learning From Failures in Business: by Annette Lynch
1st Place High School Division: LD Mechanical Survives and Thrives: by Isaac Dallas
2nd Place College Division: Penalty Box: by Tommy Nierman
2nd Place High School Division: 3 Lessons From Failures: by Jelani Hurault
Be sure to keep an eye out for the next upcoming iEntrepreneur Challenge!