NEW ORLEANS, La, Sept. 29, 2019 – Today i.Invest announced the winners of the fourth annual i.Invest National Youth Business Competition. Five teams consisting of youth entrepreneurs, 13 to 19 years-old from across the U.S., were selected to receive cash and in-kind prizes after successfully completing a six-month web-based mentoring program and competition that included three rounds of scoring led by business and academic leaders from organizations including: Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, ASI Federal Credit Union, Diageo Beverages and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. In addition, teams were required to complete group coaching, one-on-one mentoring, and a virtual finale pitch event. Winners were selected based on each team’s ability to develop a scalable business model using the guidance and recommendations of experienced industry leaders.
i.Invest founder and executive director, Michelle Jackson announces the winners via YouTube: