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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.

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.

PICTURES: Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series Completed sponsored by Summit Credit Union

gsofall-siteThank you again to Summit Credit Union for sponsoring the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series that ran October 7th to November 4th, 2014 at all Greensboro Public Library Branches.

Here is a recap of events in pictures:

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PICTURES: TE @ Kathleen Clay Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

We completed the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series with our final event at Kathleen Clay Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union.  Here’s some of the action:
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Players going over the rules of Pitch Drill with the judges.
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All four teams making their idea pitch.  Team #2 came out on top at the end.
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Everyone in the middle of the Cashless Incubator game.  Finalist #2 won with their impressive investor pitch.

With the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series wrapped up, it’s time for players to mail in their entries by the Monday, November 10th deadline for the $300 PitchPocalypse pitching contest on Tuesday, November 18th 6-8pm at Central Library in Downtown Greensboro.

FILMING: 11/4 Teen Entrepreneur @ Kathleen Clay Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-Kathleen-GSOfalli-TE-300PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – The final event of the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series will take place this Tuesday, November 4th 6-8pm at Kathleen Clay Library.  Sponsored by Summit Credit Union, both the Pitch Drill and Cashless Incubator games will be filmed for a news story so teens are invited to come out even if they’ve played before to ensure a good crowd.  Call 336-373-2923 to RSVP or just show up.

And because this is the last event of the series, it’s the final chance for teens to qualify for the $300 PitchPocalypse pitching contest held on Tuesday, November 18th 6-8pm at Central Library.

10/14 Teen Entrepreneur @ Central Library Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-Central-GSOfalli-TE-300PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – The Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series rolls on to Central Library in Downtown Greensboro on Tuesday, October 14th 6-8pm.

Sponsored by Summit Credit Union, players of this Series are eligible to compete for $300 and other prizes in the November 18th PitchPocalypse.  Come out and play our Pitch Drill and Cashless Incubator games at Central Library
to learn more.  Call 336-373-2471 to RSVP

PICTURES: 10/7 Teen Entrepreneur @ Glenwood Library Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

Congratulations to Team 1 of our Pitch Drill game.  Thanks again to event sponsor Summit Credit Union.

Next up for the Series is Central Library on Tuesday, October 14th 6-8pm.  Call 336-373-2471 to RSVP

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10/7 N&R Game Headline: Underage Drinking

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News & Record
reporter Marquita Brown’s story “New campaign to battle underage drinking” will be the problem to solve for today’s Cashless Incubator as part of the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series at Glenwood Library from 6-8pm.

Click Here to learn more about the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series.

10/7 Teen Entrepreneur @ Glenwood Library Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-Glenwood-GSOfalli-TE-300PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – It’s time for the first event of the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series starting at Glenwood Library
on Tuesday, October 7th 6-8pm sponsored by Summit Credit Union.

Both Pitch Drill and Cashless Incubator games will be played free for area teens.  You can Call 336-297-5000 to RSVP, or just show up.

And remember, participation qualifies you to compete for $300 and other prizes in the November 18th PitchPocalypse startup pitching contest.

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