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MDI donated to 7 GCS Schools by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union

mdi-bulk-485Special thanks to Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union for donating 4 decks each of our entrepreneur card game Million Dollar Idea to the business classes of seven area Guilford County Schools with a total of 28 decks donated.
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MDI Instruction Video in Production

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We’re putting together our new game play demo and instruction video for Million Dollar Idea.  Once complete, we’ll be shipping out donated decks of MDI to business and entrepreneurship classes of selected schools throughout Guilford County.

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.

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.

Economy, Jr. Deep Roots event mentioned in Natural Triad Magazine

NT logo3.inddJanuary NT 2014.indd Look for our upcoming Economy, Jr. event being held Sunday, January 19th at Deep Roots Market in Downtown Greensboro from 2:00-3:30pm mentioned in the News Brief section (page 13) of Natural Triad Magazine’s January Issue.
DR-YWCA-800x800-1NTM can be found at over 1,000 locations throughout the Triad (Guilford, Forsyth, Alamance, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes and Davidson counties).

Click Here to see mention of Economy, Jr. in the online version of NTM.

Economy Jr at Deep Roots Sunday, January 19th

DR-YWCA-800x800-1PUBLIC SIGN UP (FREE EVENT) Sunday, January 19th from 2:00-3:30pm, an Economy, Jr. will be held at Deep Roots Market in Downtown Greensboro thanks to sponsor Natural Triad Magazine along with the Nussbaum Entrepreneurship Center’s Startup group Shift providing volunteers.

Healthy snacks courtesy of Deep Roots Market provided to participants.

So if you have a child 11 years old and up in need of some education on how the real world works when it comes to paying bills on a limited budget or seeing what it’s like to run a business selling products and services to make payroll, Contact Us to register!

Remember to bring a pen or pencil along with your own calculator or a smart phone with an easy to use calculator app.