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STEPS 5-8

VOYAGE VII

ENTREPRENEURS

EXPLORING CAREER PATHWAYS

 

Entrepreneurs - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #5

Build Your Own Future

Omar Signs Up for a Summer Entrepreneurship Program

It was a successul high school year for Omar especially with the launch of one of his game apps. Still developing his SEEall Eyewear, he decided to do the Quarter Zero summer entrepreneurship virtual program. His vision is to create a start-up for his product in the real-world.

In this step:

  • Explore Quarter Zero site and share two things you discovered that interests you about this company.

  • Watch the QZ Start Up Camp video. Is this a program you might consider attending? Why?

 

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START UP SUMMER CAMP

REAL WORLD.

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES.

CREATE START UP IDEAS.

ENTREPRENEUR MENTORS.

SUMMER FUN ACTIVITIES.

TOTAL SUPPORT BY STAFF.

 

Entrepreneurs - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #6

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Summer Immersion

To get precollege credit early, Omar schedules a summer immersion

program at Columbia University. This course will give him extra accredited, hands-on instruction and experience towards his path in entrepreneurship.

 

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Entrepreneurs - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #7

Launch A Business

Maddie's friend invited her to participate on her team in the LaunchX 5-week Virtual Summer Program.

 

After reading about LaunchX, she liked their ideas-to-execution rollout and how they supported their team of young entrepreneurs with developing actual startup companies.

 

Maddie's goal this summer is to develop and launch her business idea and then earn money for the rest of the summer! 

 

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LaunchX

Explore

Test

Iterate

Launch!

Summer Entrepreneur Program

 

Entrepreneurs - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #8

 Hosting a Popup Bakery 

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Independence

Maddie has been a Foodpreneur since middle school earning money for local charities and adding savings for her bakery biz. This summer, she plans to host a Popup Bakery at festivals, farmer's markets, and local events. Seven popup bakery success tips:

  1. Simple yet attractive display

  2. Variety of goods, but not too much

  3. Early preparation, less stress

  4. Nice packaging matters

  5. Promote your Popup in advance

  6. Offer a choice of payment options

  7. Good backup help is a must!

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