Do you have what it takes to build a startup?! Innovation in Action @ ATV (IIA@ATV) is an exciting opportunity for Atlanta teens to explore the world of entrepreneurship and innovation alongside some of the most creative and disruptive tech startups, who call ATV (Atlanta Tech Village) "home." No prior experience with entrepreneurship is required.
Each day will be packed with hands-on activities to help you create your own startup!
Explore the entrepreneurial mindset and the key skills for developing innovative ideas. Apply the design thinking process to problems that matter to you. Work with peers to identify, develop, test, and pitch a startup idea that addresses a local or global issue.
Build a business model to bring your solution to life. Pitch your solution to a panel of judges and the broader startup community in a Teen Showcase. Network and gain industry advice from local entrepreneurs involved in Atlanta’s growing startup scene.
IIA @ ATV is open to high school students entering grades 9-12, as well as 2015 graduates.
Program dates: June 15-17 from 10:00am-4:00pm.
Lunch is NOT included. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch or buy lunch. Please also bring a laptop or tablet.
Pitch Competition and Showcase: Wednesday, June 17 from 2:45-4:00pm.
Questions? Learn more at www.cfesummer.org or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Innovation in Action is a design thinking, entrepreneurship, and innovation infused project-based learning program for high school students. Through innovative projects with local businesses and community organizations, our programs arm students with 21st century skills, foster empathy, connect students with leaders and mentors who open their eyes to future jobs and career paths, and help ignite a spirit of change-making and innovation.