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The Magic of WAGIC – how a design company is inspiring young entrepreneurs

In these challenging economic times it is good to remember what has made this country great – good people with a clear vision and inner drive to make life better for others and in doing so made life better for their families and their communities. Camp BizSmart wants to salute just such a company – WAGIC – an industrial design firm that has created problem solving products of their own design as well as improved the designs and go to market strategies of products for many firms. Some of the WAGIC Team who come to Camp BizSmart Working with Camp BizSmart student teams over the past two years, WAGIC designers […]

Camp BizSmart Announces 2010 Tweenpreneurs of the Year

At a time when many adults are feeling the stresses of major economic challenges and a rapidly changing global marketplace, students at Camp BizSmart, an entrepreneurial business academy that inspires tweenpreneurs, are demonstrating the power of being energized by problems. These young aspiring entrepreneurs working directly with successful company CEO’s and founders, are given real business challenges that the companies are facing. If that were not a tough enough challenge, these students 11-15, who have no previous experience in creating business solutions, have only 10 days to complete their task. Hope Lab VP Richard Tate discusses the business challenge Udo Waibel, Hara co-founder, shares the business problem Sound impossible? Than […]

So, what did you do on your summer vacation? Results are in for Camp BizSmart Oahu.

When asking students what they did this summer, you may expect to hear, “went to the beach”, “took a vacation”, “read some good books”, or “took a class”. But imagine asking that question of students on the beautiful island of Oahu and having a student who is 11-15 answer you this way, ”I worked with a team of students to create a way to make drinking water out of salt water, and came up with a way to carry it on my back.” or “I served on a team that evaluated and improved a cool new activity device that will help kids my age be more fit and healthy!” Am […]