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2022 Innovation Case
Partner: Token

Camp BizSmart announces the 2022 new innovation cases.  Teens and tweens working in teams at the end of two weeks, will present and defend their product innovation solution and business pitch to expert judges in competition.  Token is the company and Token ring is one of our three business cases. Kevin Surace, a serial entrepreneur of many successful companies and products, has been a great friend to Camp BizSmart having spoken to our aspiring entrepreneurs many times over the years. He is the Board Chair of Token and is partnering with us to make this case possible. Here is a brief overview about Token and the challenge: Token has developed […]

2022 Innovation Case
Partner: Notpla

Notpla is the second of three innovative Camp BizSmart BizCases. This sustainability start-up is making waves with their mission to make plastic packaging disappear! They have developed materials made out of seaweed and natural plants that can replace plastic with an ultra-bio­ degradable alternative. The London startup Notpla has created a plastic alternative from seaweed that’s biodegradable — and even edible.  And it’s hoping it could put a dent in the 300 million tons of plastic waste humans generate each year. Notpla’s natural plastic-like casing is biodegradable within four to six weeks, the company says, compared to the several hundred years it takes synthetic plastics to biodegrade. Marta Quintana, works on Notpla’s CRM […]

Control your own destiny – or someone else will! What SXSW and Camp BizSmart have in common

Legendary business leader and former GE CEO Jack Welch is appearing at SXSW (South By Southwest) with Gary Vaynerchuk, rogue entrepreneur and venture capitalist to discuss what it really takes to win in business.  Moderated by Susie Welch, former editor of the Harvard Business Review, Jack and Gary will talk about what it takes to do business in the fast paced, ever changing global marketplace.  Both will urge listeners to reject the status quo. So what does this have to do with Camp BizSmart?  Dr. Mike Gibbs, CEO and Co-Founder of Camp BizSmart worked for Jack Welch as Director of Training and Development at GE Aircraft Engines. Dr. Mike was […]