PICS: 8/29 RBU Course @ YWCA spnsrd by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union

Here are the pictures from the Saturday, August 29th, ReBuildUp Course held for the YWCA’s Passion to Purse program.  This event was sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union.
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Teams present their business ideas during Pitch Drill.
[We didn’t get a chance to photograph Million Dollar Idea and the Cashless Incubator games being played.]

Once the Passion to Purse program finishes it’s six week course in October, we’ll be holding the PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest awarding cash prizes to the top winners.

8/29: ReBuildUp Course @ YWCA spnsrd by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union

RBC-YWCA-GSO-15i-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Saturday, August 29th, our ReBuildUp Course (a series of business mini-games) will be held for women enrolled in YWCA’s Passion to Purse program.  This event is sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union.

The Passion to Purse Program seeks to improve the economic independence of Greensboro women and their children by implementing a comprehensive project assisting low or no income women to start and maintain micro-enterprises.

After the six week course is finished, participants are eligible to compete in our PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest held Saturday, October 24th awarding cash prizes to top winners to help launch their businesses.  To participate, you must be enrolled in the Passion to Purse program.  Contact the YWCA Greensboro for details.

PICS: 7/23 Teen Entrepreneur @ Vance Chavis Library spnsrd by P2D4

Pictures from the Thursday, July 23rd 6-8pm, Teen Entrepreneur at Vance Chavis Library sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4 with organizing help from Shift.  This was the last teen event of the Entrepreneur Summer at Greensboro Library .

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Teams square off in Pitch Drill

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Commercials being developed in Cashless Incubator

PICS: 7/22 Teen Entrepreneur @ McGirt Horton Library sponsored by P2D4

Photos from Teen Entrepreneur held Wednesday, July 22nd 6-8pm at McGirt-Horton Library for Teens.  This event was part of Entrepreneur Summer at Greensboro Library sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4 with organizing help from Shift.

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Business plans being pitched to judges in Pitch Drill (Team 3 not shown).

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Scrambling for resources during Cashless Incubator.

May 2015 PitchPocalypse winner profiled in the News & Record

Congrats to Heather Pendrak with her 3D Scanning business whose  gone from winning 1st place at our May 2015 PitchPocalypse business plan contest to enrolling in the Triad Startup Lab and being profiled in the News & Record on July 27th as one of the promising up and coming entrepreneurs in Greensboro.

“Inside, Heather Pendrak of Jamestown demonstrated how she makes busts of everyday people using a 3-D scanner and one of the 3-D printers at The Forge. Not long after the Ragsdale High School teacher discovered the technique, she learned about the Triad Start-Up Lab and The Forge.”

Click here to read the full article

PICS: 7/21 Teen Entrepreneur @ Glenwood Library sponsored by P2D4

Highlights from Teen Entrepreneur held Tuesday, July 21st 6-8pm, at Glenwood Library as part of the Entrepreneur Summer at Greensboro Library sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4 with organizing help from Shift.

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Participants broke into 3 teams to compete in Pitch Drill

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Players working on their commercials during Cashless Incubator

7/26: PitchPocalypse Contest sponsored by GMFCU

PP-Central-GSO-15-300PUBLIC (FREE) SPECTATOR EVENT – On Sunday, July 26th 2:30-5pm at Central Library, participants of Entrepreneur Summer events at Greensboro Library’s different branches will compete in the PitchPocalypse business plan contest to win cash and prizes towards launching their own startup.  This final event of the series is sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union with organizing help from Shift.

7/25: ReBuildUp Course (adults) @ Central Library sponsored by GMFCU

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PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT –
On Saturday, July 25th 1-5pm, ReBuildUp Course  consisting of four business mini games covering business fundamentals will be held at  Central Library for adults (18+) sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union with organizing help from Shift.

This is the seventh event of the Entrepreneur Summer at Greensboro Library and only chance for adults to qualify to compete in the PitchPocalypse business plan contest on Sunday 2:30-5:00 at Central Library also sponsored by GMFCU.

7/23: Teen Entrepreneur @ Vance Chavis Library sponsored by P2D4

Crest--15VANCE-TE-300PUBLIC EVENT – On Thursday, July 23rd 6-8pm, Teen Entrepreneur will be played at Vance Chavis Library for Teens sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4 with organizing help from Shift.  This is the sixth and final event for teens to qualify for the PitchPocalypse on Sunday 2:30-5:00 at Central Library as part of the Entrepreneur Summer at Greensboro Library .

7/22: Teen Entrepreneur @ McGirt Horton Library sponsored by P2D4

Crest--15McGRT-TE-300PUBLIC EVENT – On Wednesday, July 22nd 6-8pm, Teen Entrepreneur will be played at McGirt-Horton Library for Teens.  This is the fifth event of the Entrepreneur Summer at Greensboro Library sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4 with organizing help from Shift.

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