Running Start Workshops Begin in April, 2018
Our first set of Running Start workshops begins on April 21, 2018. Each Running Start program consists of 4 weekly workshops teaching the essentials of entrepreneurship to kids.
What Is Running Start?
A unique and engaging mentor-led, workshop-based approach to equip kids with entrepreneurial skills... and the tools to start a business!
Who Needs a Running Start?
43% of students in grades 5-12 plan to start a business.
— Gallup Poll
How Does Running Start Work?
Students in Running Start workshops start with an IDEA.
Then, with the assistance of the experienced mentors leading the workshop, students TEST the idea.
They are guided in BRANDING and MARKETING their product.
Finally, they are assisted in developing the best strategies to PITCH their product to potential partners and funders.
Why a Running Start?
In addition to teaching the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, Running Start prepares students for life's challenges by cultivating...
What Do Students Take Away from Running Start?
The Tools They Need to be Entrepreneurial
A Foundation for Valuable Life Skills
A Completed Running Start Workbook
Running Start Certificate of Completion
A Business Plan
Opportunities for Internships and Job Shadowing