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Entrepreneurs R Us Project: Tell a group of kids that they can build a business and see what happens

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While other kids are playing Xbox. These future entrepreneurs are reading spreadsheets.

I am working on a project with friends from all over the US. Carmen Rojas of Rojas Consulting is teaching a class on entrepreneurship, called Entrepreneurs R Us, and she asked several of her vendors for a hand. The people is a web designer, a graphic artist as well as others. I am the content writer. The class consists of several kids 12-15 years old. How awesome is that? 


The class has taken the kids through the basics of being an entrepreneur by creating a product idea, forming a brand image and a marketing plan and now the end of the class culminates with a presentation before an angel investor. How cool is that? For the project they decided on a phone case that had on-board speakers and could plug directly into a USB port or wall outlet for charging. See the graphic above for all the features. Once they decided on a product they learned about manufacturing, marketing , funding and how to collaborate.  Carmen invited us to participate in a Hangout with the class to discuss marketing and that was very interesting. What a great group of bright and engaged kids!


Here’s what I need help with. We need to create a bit of energy around this project so that when we the kids meet with the investor its evident how hard they have worked, which trust me, they have. 


This is all MAKE-BELIEVE but the lessons they are learning will serve them for the rest of their lives. So please take a few minutes and give them a hand!


Like their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/killerkases
Connect With the Kids on Twitter:@killerkases
Check them out on GoFundMe: This is a donation site and 100% of the donations will be given to Kids Free To Grow. We are hoping to raise $1,000 to donate to this worthy cause. This was included to show them the power of crowd-funding.  http://www.gofundme.com/KillerKases

Kids Free To Grow was established to prevent child abuse and neglect by empowering children and families in York County.

We know you are busy but your help would be greatly appreciated. This program was designed to ignite a passion for entrepreneurship in these kids and IT’S WORKING!!!

 Disclaimer: This project is not real. It was created for educational purposes only. All proceeds from GoFundMe go to Kids Free to Grow. 

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