Cristal Glangchai, Author at VentureLab

Author Archives: Cristal Glangchai

Helping Your Kid with Their Summer Business

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During the summer, finding something to keep your child busy is a daunting but crucial task. From research done by John Hopkins School of Education, two months of math skills are lost over the summer. According to an article by Oxford Learning, summer learning loss can begin as early as first grade. Entrepreneurship and small […]

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VentureLaunch – Young entrepreneurs, big ideas!

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This weekend, Trinity’s Innovation Cube was filled with students, parents and some great ideas as VentureLab put on the first annual VentureLaunch competition. Twelve teams pitched a diverse range of business ideas – eco-friendly lip gloss, a geotag-enabled dog collar, and an app to teach you about landmarks around you when you are travelling – […]

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Youth Startup: an entrepreneurial experience

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VentureLab offers a variety of summer camps to meet the diverse range of interests and skills a student needs to be prepared for the 21st century careers – whether they are interested in art, business, or something in between, they will grown in their confidence and natural creativity! We are especially proud to present the […]

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Environmental Awareness on Earth Day 2016

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What better way to celebrate Earth Day 2016 than to participate in hands-on activities that will teach students how to become environmentally conscious? Teaching students a sense of connectedness to nature and the environment is essential to helping them to care about the world around them. To teach your students about global issues such as […]

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4 Types of Leaders

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Leadership is the ability for an individual to guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations to a common goal. There are many different approaches to leadership – share with your students and help them find their own style of leadership! Thought Leaders Thought leaders harness the power of ideas to create change. They motivate their […]

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VentureLab announces new startup competition: VentureLaunch

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SAN ANTONIO, TX, March 21, 2016 — VentureLab, a non-profit entrepreneurship and innovation curriculum creator, today announced its first annual VentureLaunch Startup Competition for south and central Texas youth. This one of a kind startup challenge exposes students ages 5-18 to pursuing their passions, learning from experience, working with mentors, and gives students the opportunity […]

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Teamwork: Be a Maker Today

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Entrepreneurs are almost never on their own – they grow their ideas and bring them to life with the help of others. The skills of teamwork and collaboration are often learned in hands-on, project-based settings – here, students get to bring their ideas to life as makers! Makers innovate, create, and build to solve problems in […]

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Innovation: The Way You Create

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Innovation is the process in which you introduce a new idea, device, or implement a new approach. As a parent or teacher, teaching your child or students to understand what innovation is, and how to be innovative is very important. Innovative individuals are better at seeing possibilities, understanding the complexities of situations, and learning from […]

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The Four Types of Entrepreneurs: Which are you?

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Being an entrepreneur is fun, challenging, and diverse. These four types of entrepreneurs each use a unique skill set to address a unique challenge. See which one your child identifies with most! The Social Entrepreneur Social entrepreneurs find ways to combine community and social empowerment with a viable business model. They might sell a product or service, or […]

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Failure: How to Learn From It

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This past week, San Antonio held its first StartUp Week. This week long event brought together start up leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to share helpful insight, network, and advice! Our VentureLab team attended many of the events. One of those events was the Founder Fireside Chats: Learning From Mistakes, Pivots, and Failures. At this event, […]

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