LWSD is organizing a Teen Startup Challenge in which all the high school students of the Lake Washington District are invited to participate as individuals or teams. The challenge is designed to promote the student’s start-up ideas and venture creation. For participation, you have to submit a business plan in the pre-determined format. The challenge provides the opportunity for high school students to win prizes and learn from local business leaders. Finalists will present their ideas and business plans and receive valuable feedback from successful professionals. The last date for applying is September 21, 2021.
The contest aims to boost the morale of young and budding minds who are the future of tomorrow. The winning students/teams will be featured at Investor Sharks Northwest, will receive feedback and advice from some of the biggest venture capitalists and angel investors in the Puget Sound Region, and will be awarded prize money from the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce. It is an excellent opportunity to gain the skills of an entrepreneur and get yourself molded according to the requirements of the work. Additionally, advice from professionals will help you achieve a whole new perspective on the world and build a better future for yourself.
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is located between Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains. The district is situated east of Seattle and covers 76 square miles. It is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland, Redmond, and around half of Sammamish. Some Bothell and Woodinville residents also attend the schools here at LWSD. The mission of the School District is to prepare each student to lead a rewarding, responsible life as a contributing member of the community and greater society.
Refer to the table below for further details:
|Organization||Lake Washington School District|
|Educational Level||High School Students|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Deadline||September 27, 2021|
|Requirements||A Business Plan|
Who is Eligible?
All the high school students in the Lake Washington school district are eligible to participate in the LWSD Teen Startup challenge. Participating in the challenge will provide you with the opportunity to win prizes and learn from local business leaders.
How to Apply?
For participating, complete the following formality:
Complete the application packet and submit it by September 27, 2021. Send the completed form to Kate Atvars (email@example.com), College and Career Readiness Program Specialist. Finalists advancing to the investment round will be notified by October 4, 2021. The finalists will have to prepare a 10-minute presentation/pitch to Kate Atvars by October 11.
The winning students/teams will be featured at Investor Sharks Northwest, will receive feedback and advice from some of the biggest venture capitalists and angel investors in the Puget Sound Region, and will be awarded prize money from the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, all the participants will receive recognition and awards.
The last date to submit your application packet is September 27, 2021. No entries after the deadline will be considered valid.