Entrepreneurs are people who drive economic and social change. They have brought us innovations like the iPhone and Google. They entertain us with apps such as Instagram and Snapchat. Social entrepreneurs like Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS shoes, are changing the world using business principles to solve social problems. Entrepreneurs are independent thinkers and creative problem solvers. Do you see a problem you want to solve? Do you have an idea for a cool new product? Now you have a chance learn about entrepreneurship by creating your own venture.
Started by current parent and Trustee Laura Victorino, the entrepreneurship program has grown to include an introductory course, a continuing course, and an independent study. Working individually or in a small team, you can build your entrepreneurial skills by developing and launching your own product or service. There is also an Entrepreneurship Club for enthusiasts who do not have the time for the classes.
Students in these classes have worked on a luggage tracking device, a fantasy sports app, a camera mount for scuba divers, an app to connect volunteers, an online business school, a tutoring service, an internship placement service and a film/speaker series.Entrepreneurship Symposium
Held on October26, 2016, the Entrepreneurship symposium brings students and entrepreneurs together for an idea showcase. The symposium is run and hosted by the entrepreneurship students. Diamond Challenge
The Athenian School, an official partner of the University of Delaware, is hosting the Northern California Pitch competitions of The Diamond Challenge
. The Social Ventures
and Business Concepts
pitch competitions will be on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Athenian.