Entrepreneurship education empowers students with essential tools needed for collegiate and career success.
Rising Starters™ is a high school pitch competition that develops an entrepreneurial mindset in students. Participating students will gain essential skills that prepare students to face life’s challenges. Students who have an entrepreneurial mindset and practice in these skills are more successful and appealing to colleges and employers.
Encouraging students’ endeavors and properly nurturing the entrepreneurial mindset requires experiential learning opportunities. Opportunities such as Rising Starters™ allow students to practice and hone invaluable skills needed in their future collegiate and career paths. Below are a few essential skills that are developed throughout the course of the Rising Starters™ pitch competition: