Local nonprofit Startup Corps encourages students to start something real by helping them identify an obstacle, problem or issue in their community and create an organization/business to serve as a means of bringing about a solution. Proudly 100% taught Read more
At an event last week, 38 high school entrepreneurs pitched their companies to local businesspeople. Each attendee received $5 in Startup Bucks to “invest” in any of the student businesses. The student business with the most Startup Bucks at the end received a cash prize.
The young entrepreneurs were participants in Startup Corps, a Philadelphia non profit that helps high school students……
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Startup Corps students from around the city of Philadelphia will gather at Science Leadership Academy on Thursday night for the Startup Corps 1st Annual Pitch Competition. Students will present their ideas for products and services that improve people’s lives. The event is open to students, parents and school administrators.