Industry Features, Press Releases & Impact on Students, Schools and Communities
How do high school students start their own businesses? This question echoes inside the minds of many budding teenage entrepreneurs with ambitious dreams and diligent spirits. Age, limited resources and other restrictions pose challenges to high schoolers. Despite these obstacles, seniors Rohan Gorti, Arin Jain and Zubin Khera did just that in their junior year.
When Amaan Rumi’s business incubator team at Westlake High School came up with the idea to create an app that helps people manage medications and keeps track of things like conflicting drugs and patient allergies, he thought of his grandmother.
The Lakota West team – MatchedUp - is among five high school groups nationwide invited to travel to Chicago later this month to compete in the “INCubatoredu National Pitch” for thousands of dollars in start-up funding.
The inaugural year of the INCubatoredu business curriculum taught at Farmington High School was deemed a big success.
Not everyone with an idea gets funding from the wealthy entrepreneurs on the TV show “Shark Tank.” It doesn’t mean it wasn’t a great idea, however. After all, from those appearances come strong connections...
As anyone who has ever watched “Shark Tank” on TV knows, the lights shine brightest on those fortunate enough to land a chance to try and strike a deal with any or all of the millionaires/billionaires in the room.
Vista Ridge High School INCubatoredu 2020 National Pitch Winner, Walk-Thru, is featured in this news segment on KVUE in Austin.
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.
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.
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.