Elance Contest Offers Startups $5k, VC Meeting

Elance, the network for freelancers, today announced the Elance Bold Idea Pitch Competition offering 10 startup-friendly  prizes. This includes a whopping First Prize of $5,000 in Elance credits, plus an online meeting with Elance investors Paul Hsiao from NEA and Dan Marriott from Stripes Group.

All you need to do is submit a 90-second video by June 16 explaining your startup idea. The Elance community will vote for videos online, helping us narrow down the Top 6 Finalists. Each Finalist gets 5 minutes to pitch their idea online to a panel of judges.

FYI, the contest is limited to startups less than two years old, with less than $250,000 in outside funding. Get details here.