Launchpad: Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

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Featured, Career, Educational

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Allowed Grades: 9th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

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Curious about entrepreneurship but not sure where to start? This 5-day course is designed for teens excited to learn about starting their own businesses. Through lectures from UC San Diego faculty, teamwork, exercises, and discussions with founders of startups, you’ll learn how to:

  1. Come up with viable business ideas
  2. Understand the marketing mix and choose your target customer, and
  3. Develop your positioning and entrepreneurial strategy.

The program culminates with a team pitch to expert judges from our startup community!

Meals and any travel to site visits will be provided for all students. Students participating will receive a certificate of completion.

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