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Vista Ridge High School INCubatoredu 2020 National Pitch Winner, Walk-Thru, is featured in this news segment on KVUE in Austin.
“Every time someone has a connotation of vegan in their minds, and then they taste our cookies, they’re like, ‘Man, this is good!’”
Carl Veus and Franko Cardozo, Nagen’s founders, are showing Southwest Florida how delicious dairy- and egg-free desserts can be with the bakery they cooked up while enrolled in the entrepreneurship program at Lorenzo Walker Technical College. Lorenzo Walker’s hands-on program helps students establish and expand on revenue-generating companies. Collier County Public Schools offers students entrepreneurship education in middle school and high school.
Franko Cardozo and Carl Veus, the founders of Nagen Vegan Bakery, worked with Project Graduation to distribute a two-pack of their cookies to every single graduate in the entire Lorenzo Walker Technical school system.
Some Barrington High School entrepreneurship students have learned how to deal with business curveballs that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Instead of an affair in Barrington High's auditorium where the finalists typically pitch their startup companies in a setting similar to ABC's "Shark Tank," this year's business incubator winners were announced in a Zoom teleconference Thursday. Three of the five finalists received a combined $20,500 in investments from private sources.
INCubatoredu Alum and U of I student, Mona Fang: "It was something I saw that wasn't done right and I just thought, there has to be a new solution out there," she says.
NAPLES, Fla. - Students at Lorenzo Walker Technical High School in Naples have turned a class assignment into a successful vegan pastry company.
While learning skills in entrepreneurship, Franko Cardozo, Carl Veus and Ezekial Ramirez created "Nagen" last year. The business specializes in making vegan cookies.
The INCubatoredu program will be available to Midlothian freshmen and sophomores this fall and will open to all high schoolers in August 2020.
Friendswood ISD will bring the excitement, stress and challenges of real-world business experience to 20 teens this fall with a new program geared to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs.
EFFINGHAM — Students at St. Anthony High School will now get hands-on experience with the tech world through a new course offered at the school called MobileMakersEdu.
ROCHESTER, Minn. – A new program at Rochester Public Schools is turning to local businessmen and women for help with inspiring young entrepreneurs.