Monday, April 23, 2018

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Competition for Pasco County High School Students

Who: Pasco County high school student inventors and successful area business professionals

What: Young Entrepreneurs district finals

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 25

Where: Land O’Lakes High School Academy of Culinary Arts
             20325 Gator Lane, Land O' Lakes, FL 34638

Why: To provide young entrepreneurs an audience to present their business ideas to business professionals, who will evaluate their proposals.

How: The competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to win up to $2,500 in cash to get their idea off the ground while learning valuable insight from successful business owners who have discovered their key to success.  The student finalists from each of the participating high schools will pitch their business idea to a panel of experts that includes USF’s Chief Creative Officer, mentors from SCORE (corp of retired business executives), a serial entrepreneur, and a crowdfunding investment director.  For more information, contact Tom Saxton at 813-794-2200.