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Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners

2021-06-15T14:36:46+00:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners Wow! Amazing! Awesome! Impressive! These are only a few ways to say, “Great Job!” These are words that can describe the three finalist teams for the Young Entrepreneurs of the Rio Grande Valley Challenge. RGV LEAD would like to congratulate the finalists: 1st place went to Wize Eats by Teresa A. Velez of Weslaco East High School (Pictured right); 2nd Place: Studio Café by Julietta Silva and Renata Perez of Brownsville Veterans Memorial Early College High School; and 3rd place: Maddy-May Masks by Zoey [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners2021-06-15T14:36:46+00:00
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Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas

2021-06-15T00:10:19+00:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas Young Entrepreneurs keynote speaker, Michael Limas [Pictured], financial advisor, co-owner of Las Ramblas in Brownsville, shared his education journey, including doing the little jobs that he may not have necessarily enjoyed doing, but did them because they helped him in his entrepreneur journey. He mentioned the importance of serving as an intern and building the confidence to “just do it” and take on new challenges. Through entrepreneur endeavors, people can network and you can find businesses who want to invest in [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas2021-06-15T00:10:19+00:00
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Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is Underway

2021-06-07T14:29:25+00:00

Vol. 2, Issue 8 | April 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge The Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is underway for high school students interested in developing an innovative business idea for potential prize money. The target participants are from 9th thru 12th grades and are enrolled in a Career & Technical Education program of study. They are challenged with generating business ideas that are aligned with the team’s or individual's CTE training program. Successful RGV entrepreneurs and college instructors will serve as mentors for teams progressing to the finals. Individual benefits for contestants are that [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is Underway2021-06-07T14:29:25+00:00
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RGV LEAD Hosts Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Workshop

2021-06-07T17:47:54+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 RGV LEAD Hosts Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Workshop On your mark! Get set! GO! Educators from across the Rio Grande Valley came together on January 21st for the Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge kick-off! The annual event is sponsored by Ameriprise Financial, BBVA, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, RGV Partnership Foundation, Texas Gas Service, UTRGV Center for In-novation and Commercialization, and RGV LEAD. Students, grades 9th-12th, are undertaking the challenge to develop a business idea utilizing their Career and Technology skill sets. Young entrepreneurs can compete in teams or [...]

RGV LEAD Hosts Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Workshop2021-06-07T17:47:54+00:00
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