Teen Entrepreneurship Challenge

Virtual Teen Entrepreneurship Challenge
A six-week program designed to teach teenagers the skills and mindset needed to transform ideas into action. Participants will explore their passions and identify problems in the community, discover personal strengths and limitations, develop business ideas, and learn how to articulate and act on them. The challenge concludes with a pitch competition, where students present their ideas to a panel of judges for a chance at $1,500 in prizes.
Key information:
  • Program begins: TBD
  • Program ends: TBD
  • Pitch competition: TBD
  • Tuesdays (Class time TBD)
  • 1st place student or team will receive $1,000
  • 2nd place student or team will receive $500
  • Held in person

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