Future Founders wants to inspire more young women to become entrepreneurs. That’s why we spent last week partnering with Google for another year of Startup Spring Break, a free week-long camp for middle school girls.
The camp – which was run 100% virtually for the very first time – brought together 23 aspiring female entrepreneurs from 18 different Chicago Public Schools. Working with the amazing team at Google, Future Founders built a full slate of virtual programming that offered students the opportunity to:
Future Founders would like to thank all the amazing volunteers who participated in the various Startup Spring Break events. We’d also like to thank the female entrepreneurs from our alumni network that worked as coaches, judges, speakers, and mentors:
Future Founders would also like to congratulate the students who walked away winners at the Startup Spring Break Pitch Competition!
First Place Winner ($150 cash prize for each team member):
SJXM Studies: An app that makes education more fun by gamifying the studying process and rewarding students as they learn.
Runner Up (New tablets for each team member):
PartyVerse: A video chat platform that helps friends stay connected and engaged, even over long distances.
Future Founders is incredibly grateful to all the amazing students, speakers, mentors, volunteers, judges, and other individuals who made the Startup Spring Break program possible. We also want to thank Google for their continued support of our programming, and their dedication to youth and entrepreneurship across Chicago.
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