On Wednesday, April 6th, ReBuildUp’s Food Bike program at Ragsdale High School was showcased in the High Point Enterprise. Held during Winter 2016, Food Bike had students grow food at home for cash prizes along with in class to help nearby Renaissance Church’s Food Bank. A nutritional card game was also played by students.
Thanks to Michael Robinson Accounting for sponsoring along with the Greater High Point Food Alliance (GHPFA) for connecting Ragsdale to Renaissance Church’s Food Bank.
On Friday, March 18th, the top four teams in Ragsdale High School’s Game Design class competed in ReBuildUp’s PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest to finish up the Winter 2016 Startup Program sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting.
Team #2 took the top spot.
Team #3 came in 2nd place with a Billy Maze themed game.
Team #4 came in 3rd for their fashion app idea.
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 School. Special thanks to Grow Foundation For Ghana for sponsoring this program and contest.
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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Congratulations to the winners of the PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest. This event completes the 8 week Fall 2015 Startup Program at High Point Friends School sponsored by Grow Foundation For Ghana. Special thanks to High Point Chamber of Commerce’s Chief Operating Officer Rachel Moss and Director of Communications Sarah Belle for serving as contest judges.
Congratulations to Drew for winning the PitchPocalypse business plan competition for his private game club concept.
The contest completes our after school pilot project featuring ReBuildUp’s Startup Program held from late October to mid-December 2015.
Special thanks to the program’s sponsor Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union.
Here are the pictures from the Saturday, August 29th, ReBuildUp Course held for the YWCA’s Passion to Purse program. This event was sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union.
Economy, Jr. wheel’n and deal’n
Teams present their business ideas during Pitch Drill.
[We didn’t get a chance to photograph Million Dollar Idea and the Cashless Incubator games being played.]
Once the Passion to Purse program finishes it’s six week course in October, we’ll be holding the PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest awarding cash prizes to the top winners.
PRIVATE EVENT – On Saturday, August 29th, our ReBuildUp Course (a series of business mini-games) will be held for women enrolled in YWCA’s Passion to Purse program. This event is sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union.
The Passion to Purse Program seeks to improve the economic independence of Greensboro women and their children by implementing a comprehensive project assisting low or no income women to start and maintain micro-enterprises.
After the six week course is finished, participants are eligible to compete in our PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest held Saturday, October 24th awarding cash prizes to top winners to help launch their businesses. To participate, you must be enrolled in the Passion to Purse program. Contact the YWCA Greensboro for details.
PUBLIC (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.
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.