Hyderabad: Hyderabad Public School (Ramanathapur) organised its Grand Finale of 1st edition of its YoungPreneurs programme through virtual mode and selected The Unmask Team as the winner in the Business Plan Competition. The company also bagged the best elevator pitch award and another Billectro emerged as the runner up. Studentorzo bagged the title as the Best Team known for perseverance and planning, while Aero Drones Team bagged Best Team under the customer empathy title. Another student group Sadan Team got the Best Team under persistence title and Wowinsite bagged the Best Team Known for Sustainable Thinking & Innovation.
Each team consisted of six members and were mentored by a seasoned mentor. K Chandra Shekar, angel investor and advisor; Deepthi Ravula, CEO of WE Hub and Sanjay Jesrani, founder and CEO, Go North Ventures were part of the jury.
Ravula said kids pitched much better than many startups and they had ready answers to the questions of the jury. Shekar while giving feedback said they were wonderful at their age. This extra-curricular activity for the students was commendable.
The YoungPreneurs program is an initiative of the HPS(R) Alumni Association. It is organised in partnership with TiE-Hyderabad.
HPS(R) and the alumni association introduced Entrepreneurship as an elective subject for Class 11 and 12 as per CBSE guidelines. The elective will be taught with an experiential-based learning approach similar to the well-established programmes in US high schools.
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