Rising Starters

Ages:High School

Type:Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:National

Registration

Entry Fee: $

Contact


cns322@drexel.edu

Rising Starters™ is a high school pitch competition that develops an entrepreneurial mindset in students. Participating students will gain essential skills that prepare students to face life’s challenges. Students who have an entrepreneurial mindset and practice in these skills are more successful and appealing to colleges and employers.

Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is challenging high school students to reach for new heights, develop an idea for a business (profit or not for profit), then pitch to a panel of judges. Each high school will select a representative (individual or group) to compete in this virtual competition. Throughout competition preparation and execution, students will gain skills such as recognizing needs, developing opportunities and moving ideas forward – all crucial skills that students can apply to any field they pursue.

Rising Starters Award

Team Award.

The winning teams/individuals from each school have the opportunity to compete for a $2,500 cash prize in a final competition hosted virtually by Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.

Website: https://rising-starters.com/

Managing Organization: Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

Contact:

cns322@drexel.edu

Eligibility:
Individuals or groups of high school students may apply when registration opens in spring.

Overview

Rising Starters™ is a high school pitch competition that develops an entrepreneurial mindset in students. Participating students will gain essential skills that prepare students to face life’s challenges. Students who have an entrepreneurial mindset and practice in these skills are more successful and appealing to colleges and employers.

Process

Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is challenging high school students to reach for new heights, develop an idea for a business (profit or not for profit), then pitch to a panel of judges. Each high school will select a representative (individual or group) to compete in this virtual competition. Throughout competition preparation and execution, students will gain skills such as recognizing needs, developing opportunities and moving ideas forward – all crucial skills that students can apply to any field they pursue.

Criteria

Awards

Rising Starters Award

Team Award.

The winning teams/individuals from each school have the opportunity to compete for a $2,500 cash prize in a final competition hosted virtually by Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.

Participate

Website: https://rising-starters.com/

Managing Organization: Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

Contact:

cns322@drexel.edu

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Individuals or groups of high school students may apply when registration opens in spring.

Deadlines

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