Teen Entrepreneurship Opportunity

Do you know teens who have interesting ideas about hot to improve a product or service? Do they want to be a part of a team that creates a real business? If so, encourage them to participate in the One-Week Startup Teen ABQ Program at Bosque School this summer (July 13-17-2015).

This week will begin with presentations from Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry, Albuquerque Economic Development Director Gary Oppedahl, and other local entrepreneurs and professionals speaking on topics including; researching an idea, intellectual property laws, business canvas models, technology, and graphic design. Beginning on Wednesday, students will pitch ideas, form teams, and build a business model. Final presentations will take place on Friday, July 17 at 5:00 pm. in front a of a panel of judges and parents.

See what it is all about! Check out the video from the Startup TEEN Weekend in February. https://t.co/zD4v8DRoj2

Scholarships Available!

Two Sections Open: 6th-8th Grade and 9th-12th Grade

July 13-17,2015

The City of Albuquerque has generously provided 11 scholarships for students to participate. These are going fast. The course is $295. If you know of a student who could use a need-based scholarship to attend this exciting week, please contact Marisa Gay at marisa.gay@bosqueschool.org.  To register, view the Bosque Summer catalog at http://www.ultracamp.com/info/upcomingsessions.aspx?idCamp=528&campCode=bsc

SXSW V2V Group Discount Offer

SXSW V2V, the newest SXSW event for startups and entrepreneurs, has offered the New Mexico Technology Council a discounted group rate of $395 to attendthe the event in Las Vegas, NV – Sunday, July 19, 2015 through Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the Bellagio.

SXSW V2V brings together creative communities to learn the skills, make the connections, and find the inspiration to take their ideas and talents to the next level. Attend this boutique event to receive the nuts and bolts education needed to set yourself apart from the competition. Whether you’re a longtime SXSW attendee, newcomer or somewhere in-between, SXSW V2V has something to offer you.

*Claim this offer by submitting the following form: http://bit.ly/V2Vgroup

*If you plan to purchase more than one ticket please make a note of that in form so they can respond accordingly

Learn more about SXSW V2V: http://sxswv2v.com/attend/why-attend-v2v

Get the latest news and updates: http://sxswv2v.com/news

Subscribe to receive our newsletter: http://sxswv2v.com/newsletters