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SHOOTING STARS BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP CAMP

Intel Group

OVERVIEW

Create and Build a Business at the Shooting Stars Entrepreneurship Camp

Entrepreneurship doesn’t have an age requirement, and at the Shooting Stars Entrepreneurship camp, high school students are provided with the knowledge and resources needed to start their own company. Through various hands-on simulations and workshops held by company executives, you will plan your company’s marketing strategy, learn how to obtain funding, and practice pitching your company’s value and vision. You will also visit companies of different sizes, from small entrepreneurship ventures to large corporations, and be mentored by the employees onsite, while you explore the different hurdles entrepreneurs face on a daily basis. By the end of the camp, you would have perfected your business plan, and will get the opportunity to pitch your company, making you ready to now venture out and secure investors. Immerse yourself into the world of entrepreneurship, and turn your great idea into the next big thing. Start your journey now, and Take Off as an Entrepreneur.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover your passions, strengths and weaknesses and your leadership style through hands on workshops and peer feedback

Self Discovery

  • Learn about product development, finance, marketing, supply chain and technology from industry leaders

Entrepreneurial Skills

  • Establish connections with an array of executives who conduct the workshops at the camp and panel discussions at companies and establish friendships with peers from different high schools

Networking

  • Experience a day at different companies understanding the diversity in work cultures, philosophies and
    strategies

Corporate Experience

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Take Off As An Entrepreneur!

  • An opportunity to showcase your business idea, execution strategies, presentation and public speaking skills

Pitch Day

  • While learning essential entrepreneurial skills you will be funding the education of under privileged kids around the globe

Educating through Education

  • Practice negotiation, team building, decision making and time management through simulations

Soft Skills

  • You can run your own entrepreneurship camp in collaboration with shooting stars and get real life experience on planning and organizing the camp, signing up speakers, company tours, marketing, advertising and
    sales.

Run Your Own Entrepreneurship Camp

UPCOMING CAMP DATES & LOCATIONS

LocationDatesSpeaker/ToursFlyerRegister
Milpitas, CANov 9 - 11Google, PayPal, Amazon, NetScout, KlearExpress, ThunderCore

PAST CAMP DATES & LOCATIONS

LocationDatesSpeaker/ToursFlyerRegister
Tampa, FLJune 17 - 21Amgen, Jabil, PracticeForces, Raytheon, M-ize
Vienna, VAJun 18 - 22Amazon, WorldBank, Fannie Mae, Celerity
Acton, MAJun 24 - 28iRobot, Welchs, State Street, Mathworks
Sunnyvale, CAJun 25 - 29Google, Aruba, MacAfee, western Digital
Tampa, FLJul 29 - Aug 3TechData, Neilsen, Skynet, Tampa Bay Wave, Jabil
San Ramon, CAAug 6 - 10Google, Facebook, Oracle , Experian, Figure 8

MEET INDUSTRY LEADERS

While at the Shooting Stars entrepreneurship program you will meet with and learn from leaders in the business world. In past years, SSF students have heard from special guest speakers including managers, directors and executives from companies and organizations such as Google, Facebook, Intel, nVidia, Nutanix, NetScout, Levi’s Stadium, Adobe, Genentech, Uber etc.

Examples of past guest speakers include:

Visali Ramanathan

Business Development

Ram Siddharth

VP LCL Products

Chandra Ranganathan

Head - Global Infrastructure

Andrew V Lutgens

Marketing/Communications

Srinivas Ananth

Director

Jyothi Phulwani

Software Engineering

Nutanix Group

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE

An important aspect of Shooting Stars entrepreneurship program is the hands on corporate experience which in unique to this camp.  These experiences are designed not just to visit the various campuses but give them a feel of what it is to work there, the culture and panel discussion with multiple employees of the corporate from various functions. This broadens your perspective on potential career choice!