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Student entrepreneurs to present businesses like Dragon’s Den

On Dec. 5, students from secondary education will pitch their micro-business ideas on campus. Just like the Dragon’s Den television show, the student entrepreneurs will stand in front of a panel of judges to deliver their presentations to potential investors.

The event, YouthX, is an opportunity for the students to experience the business world and sell their business idea for a chance to receive awards and the winning team will receive $500.

The students were able to grow their business through the help of a 10-week mentorship program run by Enactus Windsor.

Youthrive focuses on three main pillars: financial literacy, environmental sustainability, and entrepreneurship. The program shows students how to create their own business by teaching them the importance of budgeting, saving, and reinvesting profits in a practical manner.

YouthX is at the Odette School of Business, starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for parents and outside supporters are $10, for supporting students they’re $5. Dinner will also be provided.

—Dana Roe

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