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MEDIA: YES! Weekly’s “anti-Hunger Games” Profiles ReBuildUp’s CFPP

yw-article-300On Wednesday, July 27th YES! Weekly columnist Joel Landau did a story entitled: “The Anti-Hunger Games” discussing our ongoing Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP) project in schools throughout Guilford County.

“We have hungry people in Guilford County. Lots of them. We have sun exposed windowsills in the Guilford County schools. Lots of them. Hmm … maybe someone will develop an educational tool to teach students to grow food on those windowsills to help feed the hungry. Wait a minute — somebody has!”

Read the rest by clicking here or the image above.

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.

3/15: PitchPocalypse @ Central Library Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-Central-PPi-3-15-15-300ReBuildUp Course players, come out to Central Library on Sunday, March 15th, 2:30-5:00pm to compete in the PitchPocalypse business plan contest with up to seven other aspiring entrepreneurs for your shot at $300 towards launching your business, FREE company filing with the state courtesy of Elon University’s Business Clinic (excludes local and state filing fees), and Six months of accounting help courtesy of Michael Robinson Accounting, LLC.

This is the rescheduled PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest originally planned for Thursday, February 26th which was postponed due to weather issues.

This event is made possible by Summit Credit Union.

Contestants will give their pitches to a panel of judges from the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, UNCG’s NC Entrepreneurship Center, and Summit Credit Union.

Crest-RC-Collab-1-150For those who weren’t able to qualify for this contest at the February 21st ReBuildUp Course, we will be holding another one on Saturday, March 14th, 1:00-5:00pm at a soon to be announced location.

Please check back on this site or join our Twitter and Facebook for updates.

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.

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar July 2nd thru July 8th (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

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Shift’s Monthly Meeting featuring Krav Maga Greensboro and Think: Da Vinci, Inc., The Forge’s 1st Monthly Meeting, The Small Business Problem Solving 101 Workshop, and SBC’s Fast Facts on Starting a Business.  This episode is being simulcast on WQFS 90.9 FM Guilford College Radio.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday July 2nd to Tuesday July 8th

– WEDNESDAY –

Shift Monthly Meeting
6:00-8:00pm
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
http://www.shifthere.org


– THURSDAY –

The Forge 1st Monthly Meeting
7:00pm
The Forge
Greensboro, NC
http://www.forgegreensboro.org


– FRIDAY –

Happy 4th of July!


– TUESDAY –

The Small Business Problem Solving 101 Workshop
9:00-11:00am
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
Click Here to Register

Fast Facts on Starting a Business
6:00-8:00pm
Greensboro Public Library – Main Branch
Greensboro, NC
Click Here
to Register for FREE
http://www.ncsbc.net


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar June 25th thru July 1st (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

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Slam! Ideas Open Mic, Technology Center’s “Collaboration of Triad Professionals” & “Total Woman Expo”, SBC’s “Mashable’s 5th Annual Social Media Day!”, and VentuRealization’s “One-on-One Mentoring Sessions.”  This episode is being simulcast on WQFS 90.9 FM Guilford College Radio.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday June 25th to Tuesday July 1st

– WEDNESDAY –

SLAM! Ideas Open Mic
8:00-9:30am
Geeksboro
Greensboro, NC
http://www.1000ideas4.us


– FRIDAY –

Collaboration of Triad Professionals
8:30am-10:00am
Technology Center of the Piedmont Triad
Greensboro, NC
http://www.techcentertriad.com


– SATURDAY –


Total Woman Expo

10:00am-5:00pm
Technology Center of the Piedmont Triad
Greensboro, NC
http://www.techcentertriad.com


– MONDAY –

Mashable’s 5th Annual Social Media Day!
12:00-2:00pm
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
Click Here
to Register for FREE
http://www.ncsbc.net


– TUESDAY –

VenturRealization
One-on-One Mentoring Sessions Announcement
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.venturealization.org


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar June 18th thru June 24th (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

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Slam! Ideas Open Mic, City Market, The Forge a.k.a. Greensboro Hackerspace, ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course at Benjamin Library, FabLocker’s Hackerspace Open Night, SBC’s “Thinking of Starting Your Own Business?”, and “The Financial Puzzle: Putting the Pieces together”.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday June 18th to Tuesday June 24th

– WEDNESDAY –

SLAM! Ideas Open Mic
Registration
Geeksboro
Greensboro, NC
http://www.1000ideas4.us

– THURSDAY –

City Market
Monthly Event
5:30-9:00pm
Downtown’s South End
Greensboro, NC
http://www.gsocitymarket.com/

The Forge (aka Greensboro Hackerspace)
2nd Meeting of the Month
7:00pm
The Forge
Greensboro, NC
http://www.greensborohackerspace.org


– SATURDAY –

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Jobs Course
10:30am-1:00pm
Benjamin Library
Greensboro, NC
Click Here to RSVP for FREE
http://www.rebuildup.com/gsosummer


– MONDAY –

Fab Locker
Open House | 7:00pm
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.fablocker.org

– TUESDAY –

“Thinking of Starting Your Own Business?”
8:30-10:30am
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
Click Here
to Register for FREE
http://www.ncsbc.net

“The Financial Puzzle: Putting the Pieces together”
6:00-8:00pm
High Point Library
High Point, NC
Click Here to Register for FREE
http://www.ncsbc.net


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com


– CASHLESS INCUBATOR OPPORTUNITIES –

http://www.rebuildup.com/available

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar June 11th thru June 17th (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

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VentuRealization’s Monthly Meeting, ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course at the Nussbaum Center, FabLocker’s Hackerspace Open Night, and “How To Right A Business Plan” at High Point Public Library.
This episode is being simulcast on WQFS 90.9 FM Guilford College Radio.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday June 11th to Tuesday June 17th


– THURSDAY –

VenturRealization
Monthly Meeting
5:30-7:30pm
DataMax Center
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.venturealization.org


– SATURDAY –

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Jobs Course
1:00-3:30pm
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
Click Here to RSVP for FREE
http://www.rebuildup.com/nussbaum


– MONDAY –

Fab Locker
Open House | 7:00pm
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.fablocker.org

– TUESDAY –

How to Write A Business Plan
6:00-8:00pm
High Point Library
High Point, NC
Click Here to Register for FREE
http://www.ncsbc.net


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com


– CASHLESS INCUBATOR OPPORTUNITIES –

http://www.rebuildup.com/available

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar June 4th thru June 10th (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

SC-June-4-10-700x350The Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur Group “Shift” has it’s Monthly Meeting, Greensboro Hackerspace / The Forge’s first meeting of the Month, Kathleen Clay Library hosts Economy, Jr., and FabLocker’s Hackerspace Open Night.  This episode is being simulcast on WQFS 90.9 FM Guilford College Radio.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday June 4th to Tuesday June 10th

– WEDNESDAY –

Shift Monthly Meeting
Startup Focus: Bow Times
6:00-7:00pm
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
http://www.shifthere.org


– THURSDAY –

Greensboro Hackerspace / The Forge
1st Monthly Meeting
7:00pm
Hackerspace HQ
Greensboro, NC
http://www.greensborohackerspace.org


– SATURDAY –

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Economy, Jr.
2:00-3:30pm
Kathleen Clay Library
Greensboro, NC
RSVP by calling 336-373-2923
http://www.rebuildup.com/gsosummer


– MONDAY –

Fab Locker
Open House | 7:00pm
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.fablocker.org


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com


– CASHLESS INCUBATOR OPPORTUNITIES –

http://www.rebuildup.com/available

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar May 28th thru June 3rd (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

ICON-ReBuildUp-Nation-Episode-June-700Take part in SLAM! Ideas Open Mic, Capital Connects, FabLocker’s Hackerspace Open Night, Triad Startup Lab, Fast Facts on Starting a Business from SBC and the rundown on upcoming events and the Cashless Incubator.  This episode is being simulcast on WQFS 90.9 FM Guilford College Radio.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday May 28th to Tuesday June 3rd

– WEDNESDAY –

SLAM! Ideas Open Mic
8:00-9:30am
Geeksboro
Greensboro, NC
http://www.1000ideas4.us

Triad Startup Lab
Launch your business – Sign Up Here
http://startuplab2014.com


– THURSDAY –

YWCA
Economy, Jr. (Private Event)
Greensboro, NC
http://www.rebuildup.com/events

Capital Connects – Matchmaker
5:30-7:30pm
South Campus of The Gateway University Research Park
Greensboro, NC
http://www.greensboropartnership.org


– MONDAY –

Fab Locker
Open House | 7:00pm
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.fablocker.org

Triad Startup Lab
First Day of 10 week series
http://startuplab2014.com


– TUESDAY –

GTCC SBC
Fast Facts on Starting a Business | 6:00 to 8:00 PM
High Point Public Library
High Point, NC
http://www.ncsbc.net


– COMING UP NEXT WEEK –

SHIFT
Monthly Meeting | 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
http://www.shifthere.org

Greensboro Hackerspace / The Forge
First Thursday Meeting of the Month | 7:00 to 8:00 PM
The Forge
Greensboro, NC
http://www.greensborohackerspace.org/


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com


– REGISTRATION DEADLINES –

Triad Start Up Lab
Greensboro, NC
http://startuplab2014.com


– CASHLESS INCUBATOR OPPORTUNITIES –

http://www.rebuildup.com/available