Tag Archives: Bryan Cockel

Camp BizSmart’s Silicon Valley Innovation Workshops Held at Stanford University August 2014

  Seventy eight Chinese students, aged 14 to 18 traveled from China to the United States with their Chaperones to attend Camp BizSmart’s Silicon Valley Innovation and Product Design Workshop held in two residential sessions at Stanford University.  Camp BizSmart created this unique, one week session to provide these students with the hands on experience of working in teams mentored by entrepreneurs to create an innovative solar light product that would serve the needs of individuals in rural China.  For almost all of these students, it was their very first time in the US and also their first time working together as an executive team would do within a company […]

Announcing Camp BizSmart’s Top Team for 2014: RevoArc sponsored by Revolights

Well it is official, out of the top three teams who earned first place in each of the three Camp BizSmart product design and business plan competitions held at Microsoft Silicon Valley this summer, the team that captured the top team ranking is: RevoArc. .  Revolights Revo Arc Team pictured above: Krithika Veerappan, CEO; Bryant Gavello, CSO; Aidan Cullen, VOC; Jeffrey Liu, CIO; Ethan Hwang, CMO; Laila Del Rosario, CTO; and Allen Yao, CIO; during the competition at Microsoft, then getting a big reaction out of judge Bill Reichert who is sitting with other judges, John Butler and Marty Reed;  and then receiving their 1st place certificates at the August […]

RevoArc the winner of Camp BizSmart July 17 competition

The second Camp BizSmart product design and business plan competition was held on July 17, 2014 at Microsoft Silicon Valley.  Eight teams competed for the coveted 1st place title which went to Revolights student team, RevoArc  who earned the top score from esteemed judges, Bill Reichert, Marty Reed and John Butler. What impressed these judges? From the minute this team stepped on stage, their energy and passion for their invention was obvious.  Bill Reichert, Managing Partner of Garage Technology Ventures, put it this way, “This this team captured our attention with a clever story that let us know they understood the customer’s problem and how their product invention would solve […]

Desire to learn entrepreneur skills link students in Hyderabad, India with Silicon Valley

Two unique organizations that believe in the power of providing hands-on learning experiences, created a strategic partnership this August to introduce in India, the first-ever entrepreneurship workshop for students 12-16. These two organizations are: Camp BizSmart the world’s only hands-on, project based entrepreneurial business plan competition for young entrepreneurs that teaches essential skills needed for the global marketplace, and Butterfly Fields founded by Mr. K Sharat Chandra, is an initiative of professionals, who graduated from IITs IIMs and NID with a vision to make learning more effective through activity-based learning. Camp BizSmart provided the curriculum that introduced students to key marketing and sales strategies that are essential in creating the […]

Camp BizSmart introduces new program in Hyderabad, India with Butterfly Fields

Camp BizSmart is pleased to announce expansion internationally, with a specially crafted “Budding Entrepreneur Workshop” introduced this Aug 9-13, 2010 in Hyderabad, India in association with Butterfly Fields at the Indian School of Business. “We have had great support and interest from the Indian community both in the US and in India, requesting that we bring our entrepreneur business academy, Camp BizSmart to students in India.” says Michael Gibbs, Ph.D. and CEO of Camp BizSmart. Dr. Michael Gibbs, CEO, Camp BizSmart Bryan Cockel, Camp BizSmart Curriculum Director will travel to India to be the Chief Mentor for the Hyderabad workshop. The Camp BizSmart-Butterfly Fields Budding Entrepreneur Workshop will be held […]