Start up youth

AN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Startup Youth is an opportunity to develop your business and leadership skills – and put them to the test by running your own in-class startup.

This hands-on, experiential accelerator includes mentorship and instruction from stellar business and community leaders to learn from and be inspired by. You’ll form lasting connections with people who share your creativity and passion for innovation.

About North Forge Technology Exchange

North Forge Technology Exchange offers a network of services to accelerate business innovation and commercialization and developed the Startup Youth program to educate and encourage the next generation of Manitoba entrepreneurs.

 

 

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Program

This is a 14-week program, plus a full Ramp-up weekend, that will run from 6pm to 8pm Wednesday evenings from September to December 2017. In addition to these sessions you will have ongoing access to mentorship, subject-matter experts and an opportunity to meet others who share your drive for success, inspiring creative problem-solving and breakthrough ideas.

STARTUP ESSENTIALS

Learn about the ins and outs of entrepreneurship in all its stages with weekly sessions from subject matter experts in branding, finance, law, marketing and more. Get to know Winnipeg’s community on a startup crawl featuring the North Forge Fabrication Lab and local enterprises.

IDEATION TO SOLUTION

Team up to brainstorm and ultimately create a business concept. Work with your business community mentors to build a plan for your concept before it’s put to the test.

PITCH CHALLENGE

Present your business idea to a panel of investors and business leaders, followed by networking opportunities, potential internships, and a celebration of success.

Have more questions? Contact Dan Waters at 204.262.6400 or dwaters@northforge.ca