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Enter ELLE's Founders of the Future Challenge

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If you're feeling a little bit of the competitive edge and think you have what it takes to make it as one of the future leaders in the fashion industry, you may be excited to know that the Karen Harvey Consulting Group has joined forces with Elle magazine to create The Founders of the Future Challenge.

The competition will discover emerging brands and innovative talent that are bringing to life the future of fashion, tech and talent.

Applicants are challenged to put forward a technology driven product that will solve a problem or create a new market within the fashion, retail or design space.

All entries are evaluated based on the company's scalability, clarity of vision and potential disruptive nature in the marketplace. The deadline for applications is May 16, 2014 on www.fashiontechforum.com.

The winning team will receive the Karen Harvey Founders of the Future Award, which will be presented by ELLE editor-in-chief Robbie Myers and Karen Harvey. They will be awarded $50,000, to be used to further their business, and a six week mentorship experience curated by FTF and ELLE, during which, highly successful leaders—in fields that may include technology, fashion, retail, design, media, and finance—will offer the winning founders their insight, support and guidance.

The competition will conclude live on stage at the Fashion Tech Forum on June 25 at Pier 59 Studios in New York City.

To learn more about Elle's Founders of the Future Challenge or to enter, visit: www.fashiontechforum.com

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