Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs
Need a little inspiration this Friday? Look to the winners of the 2014 New York Young Entrepreneur Challenge, a business pitch competition sponsored by FrontStreet Facility Solutions. Although there were 20 amazingly talented finalists, two were named the overall winners and earned $10,000 in start-up funding and a suite of services essential to their business growth.
Meet Emily Raleigh, Founder and Smart Starter of the Smart Girls Group. The Smart Girls Group is a must-join organization that connects female trailblazers from across the globe through its overarching Smart Girl Sisterhood. They are busy preparing for their first Smart Girls Summit to be held in July in New York City, register today!
And take the time to learn more about Karim Abouelnaga, CEO of Practice Makes Perfect, a non-profit organization pairing academically struggling elementary and middle school students with older, higher achieving mentor peers from the same inner-city neighborhoods. The connection takes place under the instruction of trained college interns and the supervision of certified teachers for a six-week summer academic experience.
Support both organizations today by connecting on social media, spreading the word or donating some dough! These two winners certainly know how to “get in and get going.”