Have you dreamed of starting a business or a non-profit organization?
A Business Plan Competition for Austin Students
An annual business plan competition for Austin area high school students, RISE high is an opportunity for students to share their business plan with a panel of successful entrepreneurs and receive feedback in a structured conversation. RISE high will give high school students the opportunity to make real connections with Austin entrepreneurs who can help hone their ideas and put them on track to making their business plan a reality. Led by a steering committee of AISD high school teachers, entrepreneurs and business club mentors, RISE high will invite five top student teams to compete on March 5, 2009.
More Information
To download more information about RISE High click here (PDF)
Everyone has the opportunity to attend the conference.
The top teams will present their ideas at the conference on March 5.
The winning teams will receive cash prizes.
RISE High Steering Committee
Brennan Gage
AISD Math Teacher, Crockett High School
Sonia Gaillard
Entrepreneur & Certified Youth Entrepreneur Teacher
Martha Cason
AISD Teacher, Garza High School
Malhaz Jibladze
AISD Liberal Arts & Sciences Academy Teacher
Sabine Foster
AISD Grant Director: School, Family & Community Education