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Students Turned Their Love for Their Pets into a Business Breakthrough

An entrepreneurship program encouraged a group of students to brainstorm and power through a few roadblocks as they created an app for pet lovers...(Printable article here.)

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Michelle Clark High School INCubatoredu students
Getting Smart

'See it to be it' — The Power of Mentorship and Entrepreneurship

Several years ago, when I was president of McDonald’s West Coast operations, I needed to meet with a Los Angeles area franchisee before heading back east to Chicago. My driver pulled into the parking lot, where a young African-American security guard was on duty. We nodded at each other — I’m certain I was wearing a suit — as I walked inside.

A few minutes later, the security guard approached the owner and me, prompting us to ask whether there was an issue outside. “No,” he said. “I just want to have a moment to speak to the gentleman here.” We chatted for a few minutes. He was probably in his mid-20s and had just recently returned from two tours of duty in Iraq.

“Thank you for talking to me,” he said. “It’s just that I haven’t seen anybody like you before” — meaning a Black man with a high-level position in corporate America and important enough to have someone drive him around while he worked. 

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South-Western City Schools offers this two-year entrepreneurship course.
THIS WEEK Community News

Class at South-Western High Schools Puts Entrepreneurs on Track

For about two hours each day, Heather Sayre’s room at Grove City High School is an incubator and a classroom.  Seniors participating in the second year of her Innovation and Entrepreneurship course...

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eschoolnews.com

My Journey as a High School Entrepreneur

It was 2017 when I first heard that a business incubator program was starting at my high school, Vista Ridge High School in Cedar Park, TX. 
I was curious as to what this class could offer me. I decided I would give it a try.

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Journal-News, Ohio

Lakota Schools Launching Version of TV’s ‘Shark Tank’ for Students

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