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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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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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MediaCity Beat - Rochester Rising

Be CEO at 17: Rochester Public Schools launching entrepreneurship program

Students will get a hands-on experience in starting their own business through a new course being offered through Rochester Public Schools.

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Chicago Tribune - Naperville Sun

Naperville students pitch their business ideas to local 'shark tank' in fight for investment money

More than 50 student entrepreneurs from Naperville School District 203 high schools gathered for the 2019 Business INCubatoredu Pitch Night Monday at North Central College’s Wentz Hall, the culmination of a yearlong project in which teams developed their own product or service to gain investment funds in a “Shark Tank” style event.

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