University, Twin Cities played host over 50 students from three area high
schools at the university’s first-ever “Rising Entrepreneurs of Minnesota”
business plan competition on Friday, February 9, 2018.
from Edison High School, Shakopee High
School and Stillwater High School
submitted business plans ahead of the competition for consideration by a judging
panel of 10 Twin Cites-area entrepreneurs. Three teams from Shakopee and
Stillwater were named winners in the competition.
event, each team had five minutes to “pitch” two of the judges. Top teams from
the first round moved on to a workshop with their judge to polish and perfect
their pitches. The final round of competition included a presentation to the
entire panel of 10 judges and a question answer session.
honors in the day’s events went to Phineus Rob and Zach Greenwood from Shakopee
High School for their business plan about their new web app “Event Horizon.” They each received their choice of a $4,000
tuition scholarship to attend a bachelor’s degree program or a $2,000 tuition
scholarship to attend an associate degree program at Argosy University, Twin
place went to Cody Vesnke, Holton King and Thoms Johnson from Stillwater High
School for their “Electronic Umpire” business plan. Each received their choice
of a $2,000 tuition scholarship to attend a bachelor’s degree program or a
$1,000 tuition scholarship to attend an associate degree program at Argosy
University, Twin Cities. Grace Myler and Visa Sok from Shakopee High School were
awarded third place with a presentation of their “Teen Snack Pack.”
selected for the final round competition participated in workshops focused on
areas of their plans that were opportunities for improvement. Teams that demonstrated in most improvement
during their workshop received medals during the awards ceremony.
University, Twin Cities is a campus of Argosy University, a non-profit,
private, accredited* university with 26 locations in 13 states and online.
University is accredited by the Senior College and University Commission of the
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100,
Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wscuc.org).
University, Twin Cities
credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are
subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all
U.S. states. Argosy University, Twin Cities, 1515 Central Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121
© 2018 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is email@example.com.