28 11, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop

2022-01-04T18:30:14-06:00

November 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 3 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop A Teachers’ Workshop for The Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge was held on November 17th to encourage more teachers to engage their students in this exciting year-long Entrepreneurship initiative. Thank you to Eloy Garza, Weslaco ISD, Stephanie Mendez, UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization, RGV LEAD staff and RGV LEAD Board, RGV Partnership Foundation, Texas Gas Service, MVEC Electric Corp., BBVA, and Ameriprise Financial for your support. We are off to a great start! Eloy Garza, MPS-IMC, marketing instructor at Weslaco [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop2022-01-04T18:30:14-06:00
28 05, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners

2021-10-28T09:47:02-05:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners Wow! Amazing! Awesome! Impressive! These are only a few ways to say, “Great Job!” These are words that can describe the three finalist teams for the Young Entrepreneurs of the Rio Grande Valley Challenge. RGV LEAD would like to congratulate the finalists: 1st place went to Wize Eats by Teresa A. Velez of Weslaco East High School (Pictured right); 2nd Place: Studio Café by Julietta Silva and Renata Perez of Brownsville Veterans Memorial Early College High School; and 3rd place: Maddy-May Masks by Zoey [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners2021-10-28T09:47:02-05:00
20 05, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas

2021-10-28T10:05:57-05:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas Young Entrepreneurs keynote speaker, Michael Limas [Pictured], financial advisor, co-owner of Las Ramblas in Brownsville, shared his education journey, including doing the little jobs that he may not have necessarily enjoyed doing, but did them because they helped him in his entrepreneur journey. He mentioned the importance of serving as an intern and building the confidence to “just do it” and take on new challenges. Through entrepreneur endeavors, people can network and you can find businesses who want to invest in [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas2021-10-28T10:05:57-05:00
5 04, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is Underway

2021-08-05T23:56:58-05:00

Vol. 2, Issue 8 | April 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge The Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is underway for high school students interested in developing an innovative business idea for potential prize money. The target participants are from 9th thru 12th grades and are enrolled in a Career & Technical Education program of study. They are challenged with generating business ideas that are aligned with the team’s or individual's CTE training program. Successful RGV entrepreneurs and college instructors will serve as mentors for teams progressing to the finals. Individual benefits for contestants are that [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is Underway2021-08-05T23:56:58-05:00
5 03, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Heads to the Finish Line

2021-08-06T00:00:57-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 7 | March 2021 Young Entrepreneur Challenge Heads to the Finish Line! Great collaborative work was done by the RGV Partnership, UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization -CIC, Texas Gas Service, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, and RGV LEAD - Rio Grande Valley Linking Economic and Academic Development at the Business Development Workshop for the Young Entrepreneur of the RGV Challenge. The four finalists teams, which stem from schools across the Rio Grande Valley, were given tips on developing and presenting their business ideas by Stephanie L. Mendez and Maria Julie Villalon from the Center for [...]

Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Heads to the Finish Line2021-08-06T00:00:57-05:00
29 01, 2021

Young Leaders Summit Keynote Speaker Susana Chapa

2021-10-28T13:25:01-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 Susana Chapa, Adjunct Faculty, UTRGV Young Leaders’ Summit Guest Speaker’s Speech Los Fresnos ISD Ambassador, Manuela Gracia introduced keynote speaker, Susan Chapa UTRGV adjunct professor.  Manuela aspires to become an aerospace engineer. Speach by Susie Chapa, UTRGV Being a school ambassador is a very prestigious role and such a great leadership opportunity. ~ Susie Chapa Every day each of you will have the opportunity to learn, to grow, to accept, and to be accountable for yourself: YOU! Being the best at what you do, and who you have to do [...]

Young Leaders Summit Keynote Speaker Susana Chapa2021-10-28T13:25:01-05:00
29 01, 2021

RGV LEAD Hosts Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Workshop

2021-10-28T13:28:43-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 RGV LEAD Hosts Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Workshop On your mark! Get set! GO! Educators from across the Rio Grande Valley came together on January 21st for the Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge kick-off! The annual event is sponsored by Ameriprise Financial, BBVA, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, RGV Partnership Foundation, Texas Gas Service, UTRGV Center for In-novation and Commercialization, and RGV LEAD. Students, grades 9th-12th, are undertaking the challenge to develop a business idea utilizing their Career and Technology skill sets. Young entrepreneurs can compete in teams or [...]

RGV LEAD Hosts Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Workshop2021-10-28T13:28:43-05:00
16 01, 2020

Entrepreneurship Business Development Workshop

2021-10-28T13:09:49-05:00

January 16, 2020 Entrepreneurship Business Development Workshop Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur? Entrepreneurship requires energy and creativity. The Entrepreneurship Business Development Workshop will provide guidance and mentoring to the finalists. Calendar Event

Entrepreneurship Business Development Workshop2021-10-28T13:09:49-05:00
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