Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas in NextGen Contest

On Saturday, March 24, 27 NCSSM students participated in the NextGen Pitch Contest, sponsored by Hyperspace Ventures. Before a panel of judges, contestants pitched 12 business ideas, from concept to competitive advantage. Three groups were awarded cash prizes for the successful presentation of their business plans.

Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas in NextGen Contest

On Saturday, March 24, 27 NCSSM students participated in the NextGen Pitch Contest, sponsored by Hyperspace Ventures. Before a panel of judges, contestants pitched 12 business ideas, from concept to competitive...

High School is Fertile Ground for These 5 Student Startups | WRAL TechWire

Kirsten Barber contributed. The young men and women profiled below give a new definition to extracurricular activity. Instead of-or in some cases, addition to-the typical clubs and sports, these North Carolina high school students (and 2017 grads) spend their off-hours writing code, conducting research, developing business plans, raising funds and testing hypotheses, all with the mission of bringing problem-solving products into the world.

High school students hold summer program to fight Dengue epidemic

It's 9 a.m. on a Saturday, and camp leaders have already begun setting up sign-in tables and classrooms in preparation for the day. On Saturday, July 15, we hosted the SECURED Juniors summer program at the N.C.

Students design, lead infectious disease summer camp

Summer in the South means heat, humidity, and, of course, mosquitoes. And while those pesky insects are rarely more than a nuisance for most people in North Carolina, they can be deadly for people living in tropical...