EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

YOUNG TECH ENTREPRENEUR

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The Young Tech Entrepreneur program strives to encourage self-sufficiency and close the wealth gap through tech and entrepreneurship. This program is sponsored by The Pollination Project. 

In this program, youth ages 14-24 will learn tech skills that will enable them to create a business that can decrease the poverty rate in the area and encourage generational wealth.

What you will gain:

  • Insider knowledge that will shift your current mindset to an entrepreneurial mindset

  • Access to a powerful network of entrepreneurs, business contacts, and industry experts

  • Online courses that can be accessed after the cohort ends

  • Live sessions with professionals who are motivated to mentor you as you grow in your entrepreneurial journey

  • Exposure and marketing for your current and future business opportunities

This program is designed to be completed in 6 weeks. The sections and topics will be taught as follows:

SECTION 1: METHOD

This section will introduce the tech topics that will enable participants to build a business. They are as follows:

  • Week 1: Introduction to STEM and Tech

  • Week 2: User Experience (UX) Research and Design, Data Science, Content/Video Production

 

SECTION 2: MONEY

This section will discuss money and business. They are as follows:

  • Week 3: How to set your business up as a legal entity, Online and Social Media Presence Marketing and Advertising

  • Week 4: Insurance and Financial Smarts: Saving and Investing
     

SECTION 3: MINDSET

This section will help the participants to develop a mindset as professional business owners. They are as follows:

  • Week 5: Professionalism and Customer Service, Business Communication, Staying Confident and Fighting Imposter Syndrome

  • Week 6: Staying Grounded but Focused, Giving Back Responsibly

 

INVESTMENT: $197 participation fee

Proceeds are used to support our scholarship fund and programs.