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High School Startup Day 2017

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McCastlain Hall

L A Niven Drive

Conway, AR 72035

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High School Startup Day is a day-long, hands-on event where students work in teams to create and test new business ideas, and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. The students learn about entrepreneurship, team work, public speaking and problem-solving techniques.

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High School Startup Day is November 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, a weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation around the world.

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High School Startup Day is in McCastlain Hall at the University of Central Arkansas.

Who can come?

Any Arkansas high school is invited to participate in High School Startup Day. 16 schools will be permitted to participate in the event. The slots are first-come, first-served.

Prizes

High School Startup Day ends with an open pitch portion, where student groups present their ideas to a panel of judges. The first- and second-place teams will win prizes.


High School Startup Day is presented by the Conductor, Junior Achievement of Arkansas, the University of Central Arkansas, Startup Junkie Consulting and Arkansas Capital Corporation.

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