Founded by children's nonfiction author Lowey Bundy Sichol, Idea Tank for Kids is an at-home entrepeneurship competition for kids ages 8 - 13, with a Grand Prize of $1,000! The Finals take place live on Zoom on Tuesday, June 30th at 3 PM.
Here’s how Idea Tank for Kids AT HOME works:
1.) Come up with an idea and business pitch. (Think Shark Tank!)
2.) Make a video explaining and pitching your idea.
3.) Parents will fill out the registration form and email your video to IdeaTank4Kids@gmail.com.
4.) Deadline to enter is Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:59PM.
5.) Top 20 Finalists will be notified on June 26, 2020.
6.) Top 20 Finalists pitch their idea over Zoom to our Judge panel on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
7.) Up to 1,000 audience members can watch the event over Zoom and will vote for an audience favorite.
***Judge grand prize winner will win $1,000!
***Audience Fan Favorite will win $500!
Heres' a video with more information.
About author and Idea Tank for Kids founder Lowey Bundy Sichol:
Lowey Bundy Sichol is the author and creator of From an Idea to..., the world's first business biographies for kids. She is also the founder and principal of Case Marketing, a specialized writing firm that composes MBA case studies for business schools. Her MBA case studies have been published by Pearson and are read by business school students all over the world.
With over 20 years combined experience in marketing, brand management, and writing, Lowey is the force behind the From an Idea to..., a movement that introduces business and entrepreneurship to children.
Lowey received her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and her BA from Hamilton College where she played varsity softball and women's rugby. When she's not writing, you can find her throwing a ball, shooting hoops, or along the shores of Lake Michigan with her husband, three children, and two big goofy dogs who like to climb trees. Look for her online at loweysichol.com.
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