Greenwich Patch-TeensGive Founders Advance to Finals Rounds of the Diamond Challenge

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  Helena Zimmerman and Max Mindich are semi-finalist in the Diamond Challenge which allows students to learn about entrepreneurship. By Damita Thomas (Patch Staff) – Updated February 13, 2017 11:08 am ET From Rye Country Day School: Rye Country Day School 10th graders, Helena Zimmerman (Purchase NY) and Max Mindich (Greenwich CT) became a Diamond Challenge semi-finalist for their social venture concept,TeensGive.org. The co-founders will travel to the University of Delaware to pitch in this year’s semifinal round on April 6. Top teams will win awards from a prize pool of $100,000.  TeensGive.org is reimagining teen volunteerism by enabling teens to give back meaningfully in […]

TeensGive Headlined in the Huffington Post

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TeensGive: High School Entrepreneurs Helping Teens Volunteer 04/15/2017 01:34 pm ET When high school sophomore, Helena Zimmerman shared her summer homework assignment with her classmate, Max Mindich, she never dreamed it would turn into an actual company. But after they did some preliminary research on volunteer marketplaces for teens, they knew they had hit upon an idea that was ripe for creation. TeensGive.org was launched from this original vision by these two creative, industrious teens. Zimmerman and Mindich have already received national recognition as finalists in both Hatchpad’s 2017 people’s choice student startups awards and Kidbacker Foundation for Entrepreneurship 2017 finalist for student startups awards. […]

Diamond Challenge Semi-Finalists

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Virtual Track Semifinalist Teams Announced! by Julie Frieswyk | Feb 10, 2017 | Announcements, Business Concept Competition, Social Venture Competition | 0 comments We are excited to announce the semifinalist teams for this year’s Business Concept and Social Venture Virtual Tracks! These teams are invited travel to the University of Delaware to pitch in this year’s semifinal round on April 6. With hundreds of students from all over the world submitting so many incredible ideas, this year’s competition was indeed fierce! That said, we are excited to announce our top teams, in alphabetical order:   BUSINESS CONCEPT: AcoustiGLASS (Ohio, U.S.A) Convertible Shoe (Texas, U.S.A.) Plasticycle (Georgia, […]