updated: 6/28/2012 7:50:22 AM
A high school business plan competition is slated for Friday in West Lafayette. The event is the culmination of Purdue Research Park's Entrepreneurship Academy and will feature high tech-business pitches from 50 students from across Indiana.
June 27, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Fifty high school seniors and juniors from 22 Indiana counties will present their business plans Friday (June 29), the final day of the sixth annual Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy.
The live presentations provide the best opportunity to get photographs and video footage of students as they pitch high-tech business cases to a panel of judges. Students also are available to speak with reporters about their experiences during the week-long academy.
The Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy is a week-long program that introduces high school students to the world of entrepreneurship, guided by local business leaders and Purdue Research Park experts. Students also experience campus life at a leading research university.
Who: Ten teams of Indiana high school seniors and juniors
What: High-tech business pitch competition
When: 1:30-5:30 p.m., Friday, June 29, 2012
Where: Stewart Center, Room 322, Purdue University, 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN, 47907
Source: Purdue Research Park