Would you wear a watch and slippers made from carbon dioxide emissions? Or brush your teeth using toothpaste made from CO₂? Before the pandemic, students at Evergreen Middle School were learning about real products that capture and store carbon dioxide that would otherwise go into the atmosphere.
Teen Startup Challenge
What is the LWSD Teen Startup Challenge?
The LWSD Teen Startup Challenge is designed to promote student startup ideas and venture creation. The challenge provides the opportunity for high school students to win prizes and learn from local business leaders. Finalists will present their ideas and business plans and receive invaluable feedback from successful professionals.
Who can participate?
The challenge is open to high school students in Lake Washington School District.
What are the prizes?
The winning students/teams will be featured at Investor Sharks Northwest, will receive feedback and advice from some of the biggest venture capitalists and angel investors in the Puget Sound Region, and will be awarded prize money from the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce!
All participants will receive recognition and awards!
How do I enter?
- Complete the application packet and email completed packet to Kate Atvars (email@example.com), College and Career Readiness Program Specialist.
- Finalists advancing to the Investment Round will be notified by October 4, 2020. Finalists will prepare and submit a 10-minute presentation/pitch to Kate Atvars by Monday, October 12. Finalists will receive additional details regarding presentation requirements.
When are applications due?
Completed applications are due September 28, 2020 by midnight. Completed applications must be submitted via email to Kate Atvars, College and Career Readiness Program Specialist.