Category Archives: media

MEDIA: High Point Enterprise profiles HPFS Fall 2015 Contest Winners

The High Point Enterprise on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 profiled the top three out of five teams that competed in the PitchPocalypse business plan contest to finish up ReBuildUp’s Startup Program at High Point Friends SchoolSpecial thanks to Grow Foundation For Ghana for sponsoring this program and contest.
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MEDIA: Jamestown News profiles RHS Fall 2015 Program

The first place winner of December 2015’s PitchPocalypse business plan contest for Ragsdale High School’s Fall 2015 ReBuildUp Startup Program was profiled in the January, 20th, 2016 Jamestown News. Thanks to sponsor Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union for helping make this possible.
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MEDIA: PitchPocalypse Winner in the Jamestown News

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First place winner of May 2015’s PitchPocalypse business plan contest, Heather Pendrack, was the subject of a full article in the Jamestown News for her 3D scanning startup Pendragon 3D Arts, LLC
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Here’s an excerpt:

Technology is taking Heather Pendrak from 3D modeling with clay to creating 3D replicas with a computer. The Ragsdale game art and design teacher recently won first place in ReBuildUp, LLC’s PitchPocalypse business plan contest that will help her take her idea for a 3D scanning company, Pendragon 3D Arts, several steps closer to reality... ‘Winning the contest has created interest from students in starting a business.'”

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MEDIA: WFMYNews2 mentions PitchPocalypse Contest

WFMYNews2 was kind enough to shine the spotlight on our PitchPocalypse winner from Sunday’s event at Greensboro Central Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union.
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Bow Times Founder on Front Page of News & Record

bow times logoYou may recall Noah Cameron of Bow Times who took part in our ReBuildUp Jobs Course at Noble Academy in Spring 2014.
His startup was recently included in a front page article in the News & Record as part of the Triad Startup Lab.
News-Record-logo-blk-type“Noah Cameron, a rising freshman at Randolph Community College, is trying to turn his handmade wooden bow ties into a self-sustaining business. He has tweaked the design to make them easier to produce.” CLICK HERE for the full article
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Way to go Noah!

News & Record Prints Letter about Economy, Jr. at Greensboro Public Library

News-Record-logo-blk-typeThanks to the News & Record for printing a letter to the editor about our Economy, Jr. program at Greensboro Public Library branches this summer in their Saturday, July 19th newspaper issue.  Here’s an excerpt of the letter:

Financial literacy can shape young futures
“Thanks for your July 14 front-page article: “An Education in Money.” The Greensboro Public Library is holding several “Economy Jr.” financial and business literacy events at area branches this July and August. The business literacy part is especially important with the recent Rupe Foundation study on Millennials, finding that 55 percent of them showing an interest in launching their own businesses some day…” – Click Here to Read the Rest

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YES! Weekly promotes ReBuildUp Summer Events

Thank you to YES! Weekly for spreading the word about all the great events we’ll be holding this summer!

“Economic Literacy Series Open to Greensboro Teens”
by Whitney Kenerly

“Summer is all fun and games for a teen until they realize they have no idea how to balance a checkbook. With a heated national discourse around the financial struggles of post-grads squeezed by student debt and low-income jobs, the Greensboro Public Library and Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union have teamed up for an Economic Literacy Summer Series.

The series consists of programs held from June 7 to August 5 designed by ReBuildUp, a company based in Greensboro that provides resources to “inspire the current and next generation of entrepreneurs about economics and business.”

Read the rest of the article by CLICKING HERE

CLICK HERE to view a list of events we have lined up for this summer.


ARTICLE ADDENDUM: Summit Credit Union is the sponsor of the Jobs Course @ Nussbaum Center and Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union is the sponsor of the Economic Literacy Series @ Greensboro Public Library.  ReBuildUp is thankful to both of these sponsors for their generosity in making these events possible.   Thank you again YES! Weekly!

WFMY News 2’s “Good Morning Show” to Spotlight ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course 6/9

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Watch WFMY News 2’s “Good Morning Show” on Monday, June 9th at 7:20am for the in studio spotlight of ReBuildUp’s Saturday, June 14th Teen Jobs Course at the Nussbaum Center sponsored by Summit Credit Union.
And.Affiliates.Color.w.Tag.CurvesCLICK HERE to learn more about the Jobs Course event and sign up.

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