Incorporating entrepreneurial thinking in education can transform the way students approach learning. Discover three essential strategies to make your classroom entrepreneurial, fostering creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. From setting expectations together to modeling entrepreneurial mindsets, these strategies equip students with the skills they need to succeed in our ever-changing world. Explore our innovative approaches to engage and empower the next generation of innovators.
VentureLab’s May 2023 Youth Pitch Event was a beacon of young entrepreneurial talent. With participants demonstrating key entrepreneurial mindsets such as curiosity, adaptability, resilience, and persistence, the event showcased not just business ideas but the power of the entrepreneurial spirit. From lawn care to desserts, pet photography to laser designs, these young entrepreneurs are poised to shape the future of innovation. VentureLab continues its mission to nurture entrepreneurial mindsets in youth, fostering the next generation of diverse innovators and changemakers.
There’s no better way to “set the stage” for summer learning than offering a youth entrepreneurship program! Learn more with these top three reasons why you should bring entrepreneurship to your summer learning.
Thank you to everyone who attended and supported VentureLab’s second annual Ready, Set, Startup! Gala. We’re thrilled to announce that, together, we raised $160,000 to support VentureLab programming! The event was an unforgettable evening filled with delicious food and drinks, exciting live and silent auctions, and a fun pitch event. The energy in the room was palpable as we gathered to celebrate and empower the next generation of diverse innovators and changemakers.
VentureLab’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Desma Deitz as the organization’s new Executive Director. Deitz assumes the role at a crucial juncture, as VentureLab is experiencing significant growth and is dedicated to providing meaningful opportunities for all youth.
Ready Set Startup 2023 is more than just a fundraising event – it’s an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who believe in the power of entrepreneurship education to change lives. As VentureLab marks its 10th anniversary, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating our journey and help us continue to empower the next generation of innovators and changemakers. See you in Austin!
Did you miss our virtual youth pitch event on December 1, 2022? It was amazing! Check out the highlights in this video replay. Thank YOU to our mentors, panelists, audience, and most of all the kids who did the hard work of pitching their ideas at this event. VentureLab holds youth pitch events regularly! Get involved with our next youth pitch event as a panelist, audience, or participant.