Interested in showcasing your product or service and having your business idea evaluated by leading professionals from organizations like Google, John Hopkins University and BlueTree Angels? Sign up for the i.Invest National Youth Entrepreneur Business Competition. Online registration will open March 1-May 1, 2017. To compete all you need is a computer and a great business idea. To learn more, visit www.i-investcompetition.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PR Solutions LLC is excited to announce the launch of the i.Invest National Youth Entrepreneur Business Competition. Designed to celebrate the innovative ideas of youth business leaders from across the country, i.Invest is a web-based competition for students 13 to 19 years old with a demonstrable product or service derived from their imaginations.
Starting in March 2016, youth entrepreneurs can upload business plans and pitch videos to the i.Invest application submission platform for free and compete for cash, in-kind prizes, equity and non-equity investments. In addition, they will receive invaluable virtual mentorship and coaching from experienced business and academic leaders.
To view our growing list of judges and to register as a volunteer or sponsor, visit www.i-investcompetition.com or email email@example.com. To learn more, follow us on Twitter @iinvestcomp, Facebook and Linkedin.
Twenty-seven middle and high school students from across Pittsburgh took the stage at Google in Bakery Square on March 28th to share new business ideas and celebrate youth entrepreneurship at the annual i-Pitch Competition. During the two hour event, EYouth students pitched products ranging from homemade cannolis to mobile apps and inspired a room of judges, parents, teachers and peers.
Sponsored by NextTier Bank and the Pittsburgh Technology Council, the i-Pitch competition was held as the culminating event for students from Beaver County Youth Entrepreneurship Collaborative, Brownsville Area School District, Entrepreneuring Youth’s Hilltop E-Center, Manchester Academic Charter School and Urban Pathways Charter School. The judge’s pool consisted of 11 representatives from area public and private industries including Google, Neighborhood Allies, Ansys, Allegheny County Council, Alpha Lab Gear and Five Star Development, Inc. They were also joined by PA House of Representatives’ Member, Ed Gainey. Judges scored the two-minute pitches based on customer benefits, service features and presentation skills. Cash prizes were awarded to first, second and third places in middle school and high school divisions.
Top winners in the high school division included Grayden Sabol, founder of Footmark Tracking- a company that uses sound technology to find missing arrows; Nariah White, founder of Nariah’s Fabulous Jewelz; Caleb Kirkland & Maddison Angelone, co-founders of Holy Cannoli.
Middle school division winners included Cheyenne Rhone, founder of Hopes for the Best Survival Bracelets; Sanaa Morris, founder of Smore Cookies; De’Andre Gordon, founder of Phoenix Classic Designs, maker of custom T-shirts.
Congratulations to all the participants!
Support EYouth’s up-coming Crowdfunding Campaign scheduled to launch on Indiegogo May 15th. Follow us at #IgniteMyFuture.
PR Solutions LLC will host its first Charity Supper Club event on Sunday, April 26 at Sonoma Grille in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Charity Supper Club initiative is an exclusive dining experience held quarterly at a different restaurant in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Guests are invited to attend and encouraged to network, eat well and pledge at least 50% of the total cost of their restaurant tab to charity.
“Giving back is an essential part of our organizational culture,” said Michelle Jackson, CEO & Founder of PR Solutions. “Pittsburgh is a great place to start and nurture this initiative. Our goal is to collect small donations from individual donors and organizations and use them to make a big difference in the lives of people in need.”
The first event will benefit Entrepreneuring Youth, a local non-profit organization dedicated to teaching middle and high school students from under-served communities entrepreneurial skills. To learn more about the Charity Supper Club visit www.prsolution123.com.
To attend or for more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-307-3056.