As part of National School Breakfast Week, we’re thrilled to share an update from enterprising AdCap entrepreneur, Ani. Ani was one of seven winners for the "Domino’s Transformation Experience,” earning funding and a trip to Ann Arbor for his BIG idea to implement a “Healthy Grab N Go” Breakfast Program at his school. Learn more about what Ani’s been up to since winning AdCap grants!
Find out what our brave innovators are up to now!
Like any entrepreneur, Lamia’s had to adapt to challenges along the way, and collaborate with different stakeholders to her AdCap project from concept to reality. We checked in with Lamia to get the latest progress update on this entrepreneur’s AdCap project to improve options for breakfast in her school!
In a Huffington Post Op-Ed, Alexis Glick, CEO of GENYOUth, highlights the importance of empowering girls through programs like AdVenture Capital. We're thrilled that two of our AdCap entrepreneurs, Darden and Sidney, were featured in this piece.
Welcome to Part Two from our intrepid SAP Teen Innovators, detailing the rest of their whirlwind trip to Super Bowl 51 where they visited the SAP office, met with execs, supported other entrepreneurs, and attended a very special SAP VIP brunch with the Manning family.
We’re thrilled to share part one of our SAP Teen Innovators’ personal account of their once-in-a-lifetime experience in Houston where they visited the SAP office, met with executives, and ended the trip at Super Bowl 51!
We caught up with Thomas, one of our AdCap entrepreneurs from Texas who won a 2015 SAP AdCap grant for his project to harvest rainwater for his school’s greenhouse. Thomas’ Project turned into collaboration with other students at his school whose garden projects also benefitted from the water tank he planned to install.
Here’s what Thomas had to say about making his project a reality this year and why he’d recommend AdCap to other students!
Did you know that March 6 - 10, 2017 is National School Breakfast Week? Many of our AdCap entrepreneurs already know that eating a healthy breakfast can help students be more alert, participate in class, and do well in school! To celebrate this important meal, AdCap is challenging students ages 13 - 17 to pitch BIG ideas to help make school breakfast even better!
As a great benefactor and
mentor to so many, Warren Buffett generously invited AdCap’s first class of
grant-winning students out to his Berkshire Hathaway office in 2013 for a tour
and some life-changing life lessons.
This remarkable experience forever impacted our students and set the
course for what would flourish and become our AdCap program. GENYOUth’s CEO, Alexis Glick, recently appeared on TheStreet.com to talk about how mentoring is instrumental to student success. Alexis was joined by Giants running back, Rashad Jennings, who started a Foundation in his name dedicated to mentoring young people.
We asked our SAP Teen Innovators what inspired them to come up with their BIG idea and to share their experience so far. Check out what they had to say about dreaming big and making a difference in their school!
Check out this article about AdCap Student Entrepreneur Lamia who was featured on 5PointsBlue.Com!
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