NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2019

HIGH SCHOOL VIDEO PITCH CONTEST IS OPEN!

Teen Pitch Tank has a new name – Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge! The key components are the same – high school students think of a business idea, create a 60-90 second video pitching the idea on camera, and upload their video to our website. The challenge runs until February 20. Click here to request a workshop and register your class or program. Groups that submit eight or more entries win a pizza or donut party. For questions, contact Ilene Frankel.

JOIN US AT OUR NEXT JANUARY AFTER-SCHOOL RETREAT

Our next retreat is Wednesday, January 23rd at Kent State University featuring a young entrepreneur panel. There will also be ecosystem program updates, a light dinner, and networking opportunities. Click here to register. Contact Ilene Frankel with any questions.

CELEBRATE YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL

The 11th annual celebration on Wednesday, April 10 will feature Graham Veysey, US class of 2000, a serial entrepreneur with a wide range of businesses in media production and consumer products. Graham has also been instrumental in the development of the Hingetown area of Cleveland.

The program is free and bus transportation reimbursement is available. Seats are limited and are first come, first served. Space is filling fast! Register your class ASAP! Click here to register your class for one of the following speeches:

  • 10:00-11:00 AM at University School Hunting Valley campus (50 seats left)
  • 12:45-1:45 PM at University School Shaker Heights campus (165 seats left)

Contact Matthew Podl with any questions.

CONSULTING SERVICES

Young Entrepreneur Institute has helped hundreds of educators and organizations launch or improve their entrepreneurship programs. From curriculum selection and lesson planning to daily activities, the professionals at Young Entrepreneur Institute have the experience and resources to help. For more information, contact Greg Malkin.

BUILD A CAR AND RACE IN IT

The International Soap Box Derby operates leadership and racing programs in the US and in several countries around the world. The entrepreneurial competition invites elementary, middle, and high school teams to come together to develop a car to compete in the Gravity Racing Challenge. The team purchases a kit and works together to build a competitive car to race against other schools. For more information, please email Heather Morrow or call 330 733 8723 x20.