Start or expand your business with the Creative Entrepreneurship Challenge

Hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur Russell Simmons will serve as the host of the Race to BE., the signature event of Global Entrepreneurship Week/USA. The competition will focus on the genres of film, music and fashion and encourage young people to leverage their artistic abilities into entrepreneurial endeavors. Each competition will take place in its respective artistic center: Los Angeles (film), Austin (music) and New York (fashion).

Applications are now being accepted for contestants between the ages of 18 and 29, who are asked to submit samples of their existing creative work online at

Get more info on Global Entrepreneurship Week at

By René Carson

René is a designer, journalist, coder, photographer and filmmaker based outside of New York.

He is the founder of Hit Pictures and Hit Handouts.