Mark L. Rockefellar, CEO and Founder of Streetshares, in a recent interview shared the importance of our youth learning entrepreneurship and said this: ” I believe a mentality that searches for problems in life to solve can be certainly be taught.” Camp BizSmart specializes in mentoring idea makers and world shakers ages 11-15, and 16-19 with hands-on, real world problem solving alongside respected CEO’s and Founders that have created products that add great value to the customers they serve. Mark L. Rockefeller is the Co-Founder & CEO of StreetShares, a startup that uses technology and social loyalty to improve financial services for the military and veteran community. He is also a contributor to Forbes, and a guest on Fox Business News, and other leading business news outlets, writing on fintech and veteran entrepreneurship.
Camp BizSmart founders, Dr. Mike Gibbs and Peggy Gibbs, recruit cool CEO’s from hot companies and together write a forward looking, product innovation business case for the Camp BizSmart aspiring entrepreneurs to solve. Here is one example of a product solution utilizing the product innovation of Slice, which has invented a safety blade. See www.campizsmart.org for 2019 of business cases and executive mentors.
Bill Reichert, Managing Partner of Garage Technology Ventures and an Advisor to Camp BizSmart, says it like this: “Only an entrepreneurial approach – flexible, scrappy, collaborative, and unafraid of risk and failure will succeed in this new world. We owe it to our children to help them develop these skills and attitudes with programs like Camp BizSmart.”
Camp BizSmart offers the world’s leading entrepreneurial workshops for the next generation of idea makers and world shakers. The curriculum is hands-on and mentored by CEO’s, Founders and high-level executives of companies who are in the news doing remarkable things that add value to our world. Camp BizSmart product design and pitch competition workshops are available for ages:11-15; an accelerator for those that are age 13-17, and a Master Class for young aspiring entrepreneurs who are 16-19. Locations in Silicon Valley are available for both residential and commuter participants at Santa Clara University. Competitions are held at Microsoft.
See all entrepreneurship education opportunities and locations at: https://campbizsmart.org/our-camps/upcoming-programs.