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Pre-College

Entrepreneurship Education Empowers Everyone

A core principle of the Drexel University’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is that learning entrepreneurship truly empowers an individual. Our school offers a variety of pre-college programs for high school students interested in developing an entrepreneurial mindset. Below is a quick overview and a link to learn more about each program we offer.

Rising Starters™

Time to shine, students - Rising Starters™ is an intensive pitch competition that tests the presentation and problem solving skills of local high school students. From social innovation to corporate disruption, high school students have thought up and even prototyped impressive innovations for this exclusive event.

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Youth CEO Summer Camp

Do you want to learn how to launch your own startup venture? Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is hosting its annual Youth CEO Summer Camp (est. 2020). Over the course of four days, middle school students will learn how to develop their startup venture ideas. This unique virtual summer camp is perfect for middle school students that have an entrepreneurial idea that they would love to explore in an educational, supportive, and fun virtual learning atmosphere.

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Startup Summer Camp

Do you want to learn how to launch your own startup venture? Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is hosting its annual Startup Summer Camp (est. 2020). Over the course of one week, high school students will learn how to develop and pitch their startup venture ideas. This unique virtual summer camp is perfect for high school students that have an entrepreneurial idea that they would love to explore in an educational, supportive, and fun virtual learning atmosphere.

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