Have you ever wondered how to make a commercial? Or where the product idea came from? Recently, youth all around Calgary have been participating in the big JA pitch. Every Junior Achievement Company has created their own commercial to promote their company. The top three companies with the most votes get to compete in a competition held in Edmonton. This [...]
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There’s been a lot of buzz about Junior Achievement Companies lately. For those of you who haven’t heard, Junior Achievement is an organization which provides high school entrepreneurs with a chance to create their own company, and learn everything about a fully functioning business in a hands-on way. About the product: Tired of disposable heat-packs for gloves that must be bought time and time [...]
Junior Achievement is an organization that allows a group of high school students to create their own company and sell a product while making 50 per cent of the proceeds go to a charity of the company’s choice. This year, our company is called iSpark and we sell a kit that helps with prolonging the life of your cell phone! [...]
I recently received an e-mail about this intense national youth competition in Canada known as Impact Microcredit. I like to think of Microcredit as a war of entrepreneurs. Teams of youth across Canada are given a small amount of $100 from Impact – hence the microcredit – and you invest it in a business venture to make as much money [...]