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PICTURES: 3/14 ReBuildUp Course @ Co//ab sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

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Here are pictures from our Saturday, March 14th ReBuildUp Course held for area teens hosted at the Co//ab sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting.

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Thank you to Co//ab for letting us use their new Downtown Greensboro facility on a rainy day along with mentioning us in their weekly newsletter.

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2/20 Pitch Drill @ B’nai Shalom Day School

rebuildup_CRESTS-B'NAI-DAY-CI-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Tuesday, February, 20th, 5th-8th graders at B’nai Shalom Day School will play Cashless Incubator to compete on their own or in teams of two to solve a local problem with a skills for resources trading technique.

2/10 Pitch Drill @ B’nai Shalom Day School

rebuildup_CRESTS-B'NAI-DAY-PD-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Tuesday, February, 10th, 5th-8th graders at B’nai Shalom Day School will play Pitch Drill to compete in teams to see who has the best product idea for the volunteer judges.

REGISTRATION REMINDER: 2/21 ReBuildUp Course @ Central Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

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THIS FRIDAY, FEB. 6TH @ 5PM IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR STUDENT PARTICIPATION

Schools who’ve submitted their full roster list (up to 3 students)

• Ben L Smith High School
• Wesleyan Christian Academy

QUALIFIER EVENT – On Saturday, February 21st, Central Library in Downtown Greensboro will be hosting the ReBuildUp Course from 1:00-5:30pm to select the 8 finalists for the PitchPocalypse pitching contest held the following Thursday, February 26th 6-8pm also at Central Library.This event is sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting with Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur Group, helping coordinate volunteers.

The ReBuildUp Course introduces players to the fundamentals of starting their own small business.  It involves participating schools each sending up to three of their students who show an interest in entrepreneurship to play on their school’s behalf.

RT-ItemsAll four ReBuildUp games will be played: Million Dollar Idea, Economy, Jr., Pitch Drill, and The Cashless Incubator.

Contact Us for details on how your teen can participate.  Friday at 5pm, February 6th is the sign up deadline.

SPG-Logo-RT-150The ReBuildUp Course is part of ReBuildUp’s Startup Program.

2/21: ReBuildUp Course @ Central Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

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Schools who’ve submitted full roster list (up to 3 students)
[student registration deadline is Feb. 6th]

• Ben L Smith High School
• Wesleyan Christian Academy

QUALIFIER EVENT – On Saturday, February 21st, Central Library in Downtown Greensboro will be hosting the ReBuildUp Course from 1:00-5:30pm to select the 8 finalists for the PitchPocalypse pitching contest held the following Thursday, February 26th 6-8pm also at Central Library.This event is sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting with Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur Group, helping coordinate volunteers.

The ReBuildUp Course introduces players to the fundamentals of starting their own small business.  It involves participating schools each sending up to three of their students who show an interest in entrepreneurship to play on their school’s behalf.

RT-ItemsAll four ReBuildUp games will be played: Million Dollar Idea, Economy, Jr., Pitch Drill, and The Cashless Incubator.

Contact Us for details on how your teen can participate.  Friday at 5pm, February 6th is the sign up deadline.

SPG-Logo-RT-150The ReBuildUp Course is part of ReBuildUp’s Startup Program.

New Card Game and January 2015 Events

MDI-Logo-300ReBuildUp will be debuting a new card game for 2-8 players (great for families) that teaches about salesmanship, cost of goods sold, and gross margins in a fun way.  It works great as a pre-Economy, Jr. game and with a few extra card decks, you can have a tournament with up to 32 players at a time.

Teens in Greensboro are invited to come out and play on Tuesdays January 13th through 27th at Greensboro Library’s Glenwood, McGirt-Horton, and Hemphill branches.  Visit our Events page for specific dates and times.

New Economy, Jr. 2015 Edition

EJ-Logo-800x800In late January/early February 2015 we plan on releasing an updated version of Economy, Jr. that will include the following additions:

– Player Orientation Video
– Credit Card Monthly Payment Store for Customer Players
– Business Licenses for Merchant Players
– One more addition in the works.

Contact us if you’re interesting in pre-ordering the new kit.

Thanks again for your support!

PICTURES: 11/25 Economy, Jr. @ Grimsley High School sponsored by Summit Credit Union

Sponsored by Summit Credit Union, here’s what the all day Economy, Jr. at Grimsley High School looked like:
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11/25 Economy, Jr. @ Grimsley High School sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-GHS-EJ-PTA-1-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Tuesday, November 25th, Economy, Jr. will be held for over 300 Career Tech Students(!) at Grimsley High School.  This all day event will have TEN TIMES the number of players compared to previous single day Economy, Jr. events.  Volunteers are being organized in part by Grimsley PTA with Summit Credit Union as the event sponsor.