Young CEO's Bootcamp
Your idea could change the future!
Are you a Youth ages 13-18 with an interest in becoming a business owner? Join us for the Young CEO's Bootcamp. Teens age 13-18 will team to form a company and pitch their business idea to angel investors. The winner will receive a $500 investment from the Iowa Black Business Coalition, and 1 year of mentoring & support. Must attend all sessions to compete.
August 11th, 12th, & 13th, from 4 PM-7PM
Thursday August 11th Agenda
3-day program explained/preview
Introduction of participants
Why are you here?
who is a CEO, president?
4:30-5:30 Successful minority business owners (5min)
When did you start dreaming about owning a business?
Privileges of owning a business
Challenges of owning a business
5:30-7 PM 1 Page Business Plan-
Work with your team to outline the details of your product/service, target customer, and service area.
Fri August 12th marketing, financial class, gateway workshop
4-5pm eat, Financial Skills presented by GoodWill Industries
5-6 pm Customer Survey- call families and friends for feedback on your business idea.
6PM-7 PM- Adjust business plan based on feedback & team research
Saturday August 13th
Sat- Young CEO's Business Pitch-Off
4-5pm eat, pitching class
5:30pm dance performance
5:30-6:15pm business idea pitching
6:15-6:30pm announce winner and presentation of prize
6:45-7:00pm closing speech
1214 E 15th St
Des Moines, IA 50316
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