Creating million-dollar business ideas with Gayle JagelIf any of you are big fans of the show “Shark Tank” you will definitely enjoy this conversation.Gayle Jagel’s idea to create The Young Entrepreneurs Academy started out as a way to get “kids excited about learning and what they could accomplish academically.” It has grown from a program offered at the University of Rochester to now an opportunity for youth in168 communities in the US and 11 locations in India and 3 locations in Shanghai.So what does it take to create, develop and launch a million-dollar business?Students who are accepted into the program walk through each step of the process including pitching their ideas to a panel of judges. Like “Shark Tank,” their pitch could get them money to help grow their business.I know what you’re thinking, why wasn’t this around when I was a kid? Well, we might not be able
This is the third installment of an ongoing series about 1st-year students’ journey by way of the Foundations of Administration and Entrepreneurship (FME) course.
As their course’s Rocket Pitch methods, Arya Patel ’24 and his workforce operate to ideal their presentation. They will have just three minutes and three PowerPoint slides to pitch the essence of their small business thought. It is not a lot of time.
“It is extremely limited. You just can’t discuss about further stuff. You are preserving keep track of of every and each second,” Patel says. “Everyone is putting all their blood and sweat into earning it the best.”
College students in Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship, or FME as it’s frequently known as, spend the faculty 12 months great-tuning business enterprise tips and turning them into reality. Rocket Pitch is an early examination in the training course, as college student teams expose their business