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Pics: 5/16 ReBuildUp Course @ Central Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

Pictures from the Saturday, May 16th ReBuildUp Course for adults at Central Library in Downtown Greensboro sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting.

Participants went on to compete in the PitchPocalypse held the next day also at Central Library.




MEDIA: News14 filmed 3/15 PitchPocalypse Event @ Central Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

news14 logoTriad News 14 was kind enough to film our Sunday, March 15th, PitchPocalypse event at Greensboro Central Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union.  It will likely air tonight (Sun. 3/15/15) and/or tomorrow (Mon. 3/16/15) on local cable channel 14.

3/14: ReBuildUp Course @ Co//ab sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

Crest-RC-Collab-1-300PUBLIC (FREE REGISTRATION) EVENT – We’re happy to announce the next ReBuildUp Course (Economy, Jr., Million Dollar Idea, Pitch Drill, and Cashless Incubator) will be held at the Co//ab in Downtown Greensboro on Saturday, March 14th 1-5pm.  The Co//ab (pronounced “Co-Lab”) is the new collaborative coworking space for Triad entrepreneurs.

coab-map-i-200Free Parking Behind Co//ab Building (click to enlarge)

Event ImageThis ReBuildUp Course sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting will also serve as the qualifying event for the March 15th, 2:30-5:00pm PitchPocalypse business plan pitching contest held the next day at the Greensboro Central Library also in Downtown Greensboro.

If you’re 13-19 years old or want to enroll your teen to participate in both events, fill out this form to reserve your spot:

PICTURES: 2/21 ReBuildUp Course @ Central Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

Here are the pictures from the Saturday, February 21st ReBuildUp Course held at Central Library in Downtown Greensboro sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting.  Stay tuned, we’ll be announcing the location of the next ReBuildUp Course to be held also in Downtown Greensboro on Saturday, March 14th, 1-5pm the day before the rescheduled PitchPocalypse at Central Library on Sunday, March 15th, 2:30-5pm.

First up, Economy, Jr.

Time for cards with Million Dollar Idea.

The presentations begin with Pitch Drill.

It all comes together in the Cashless Incubator held at the end.

PitchPocalypse Rescheduled to March

rebuildup_CRESTS-Central-PPi-MARCH-2015-300Due to some issues like the weather of the past week, we had a lower than expected turnout so we are rescheduling the PitchPocalypse to a later date in March, possibly on a Sunday to make it more convenient for students to attend.  We will also be holding a 2nd ReBuildUp Course the Saturday before to increase our applicant pool for the contest.

Please check back on this site or join our Twitter or Facebook for the announcement on new dates.  Those who’ve already entered the PitchPocalypse business plan contest  will be contacted by email.

Thank you again to Summit Credit Union, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, and UNCG’s NC Entrepreneurship Center for their continued support with these events.

New Card Game and January 2015 Events

MDI-Logo-300ReBuildUp will be debuting a new card game for 2-8 players (great for families) that teaches about salesmanship, cost of goods sold, and gross margins in a fun way.  It works great as a pre-Economy, Jr. game and with a few extra card decks, you can have a tournament with up to 32 players at a time.

Teens in Greensboro are invited to come out and play on Tuesdays January 13th through 27th at Greensboro Library’s Glenwood, McGirt-Horton, and Hemphill branches.  Visit our Events page for specific dates and times.

New Economy, Jr. 2015 Edition

EJ-Logo-800x800In late January/early February 2015 we plan on releasing an updated version of Economy, Jr. that will include the following additions:

– Player Orientation Video
– Credit Card Monthly Payment Store for Customer Players
– Business Licenses for Merchant Players
– One more addition in the works.

Contact us if you’re interesting in pre-ordering the new kit.

Thanks again for your support!

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:
1st Period
2nd Period
3rd Period
4th Period
5th Period
6th Period

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.

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: