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The Leader

LHS hosts inaugural Pitch Night for new incubator program

These future business visionaries had spent the school year participating in one of the most challenging scholastic and career programs in the world - The Lewisville Independent School District’s (LISD) INCubatoredu program. This class, more commonly referred to by participants and instructors as the “Incubator program,” is changing lives of students who would prefer to enter the business world directly out of high school.

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Daily Herald

Barrington village board honors innovative high school students

Barrington village board members this week honored two teenagers for being among the state's top high school business innovators of the year.

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Diversity in Action Magazine, Summer 2019

Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Students win national contest and help break down gender barriers in business

A program initially launched to help support an Illinois school system looking to introduce business to its students, is now implemented in 363 classrooms throughout the country, impacting 25,000 students with support from 3,200 business community volunteers.  INCubatoredu was launched at the start of the 2013-14 school year in the Barrington 220 school district in Barrington, Illinois, by Uncharted Learning, NFP, after a group of local entrepreneurs and community leaders observed that students who had obtained college degrees were still struggling to move out of their parents' homes and start their professions.  

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CINCY INNO

Miami University, Uncharted Learning Announce Partnership for Early Business Education

Miami University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship has announced a partnership with an Illinois-based nonprofit that offers entrepreneurial education. The goal? To bring business courses to area high school students.

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Tech & Learning

Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Business Ideas to Investors

Students at Mountain Brook (AL) high school learn how to vet a business idea, design a business, and pitch the business to investors in a unique entrepreneurial curriculum.

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The Woodstock Independent

First Place Team a Clear Thinner

Students in the INCubatoredu class at Marian Central Catholic High School presented their innovative products or services to a panel of judges during Final Pitch Night on May 9.

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Daily Herald

Student startups win seed money at Dist. 303 pitch night

Come up with an everyday problem. Find a distinctive solution. Turn it into a small business.

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Rockford Register Star

Taking Teaching Beyond Books

ROCKTON — Dominick Welte took a business class as a sophomore at Hononegah High School, and he wasn’t especially eager to take another this year when he was approached by Hononegah business teacher Jason Brunke.

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Kane County Chronicle

St. Charles High School entrepreneurs receive funding at final pitch night for INCubatoredu program

ST. CHARLES – The three winning teams in the St. Charles East and St. Charles North High Schools' INCubatoredu programs were announced at the final pitch night on May 21 at the St. Charles East auditorium.

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Daily Chronicle

‘Teenpreneurs’ stage own version of ‘Shark Tank’

Ten months of work came down to a 10-minute pitch for 13 students this week at Genoa-Kingston High School.

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