The Hamburg start-up project “Futurepreneur“ was honoured as an outstanding education initiative in the national contest “Ideas for a Republic of Education”. The prize-giving ceremony marked the ceremonious end of the “Summer Entrepreneur” project a the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. 15 Hamburg youths were honoured for developing and implementing a business idea in their summer holidays.
Gaining experience with their own business ideas
The registered Hamburg association “Futurepreneur” enables young people, regardless of school grades and social background, to gain a hands-on business experiences based on unique business ideas. In four different programs, the young people will undergo the entire process of setting up a new company during their six week summer holidays.
Awaking the entrepreneurial spirit
Guided by professional project managers from industry, students will discover personal competence and experience treasures, learn creative techniques and economic terms, exchange ideas with real entrepreneurs and see their own business idea put into action.
Iin 2013/2014, a total of 1,000 education initiatives participated in the national contest “Ideas for a Republic of Education”. An independent jury of experts selected a 52 projects that made an outstanding contribution in educating children and young people. The competition aims at making the pioneers of the social movement for more education better visible and to encourage others to follow their paths.
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