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110B - Foresight

by Name of Pitch Team

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Kansas City Metro

Missouri

United States

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The Story.

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Entrepreneurs lacking the resources to start a business is the main problem we’re trying to solve . As a high school student there’s a high chance you have little to no experience in loans and how they work. You might have the talent and support but no resources and it’s especially difficult when you know experienced owners look down upon you and expect you to fail. Data from the BLS shows that approximately 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 45% during the first five years, and 65% during the first 10 years. Only 25% of new businesses make it to 15 years or more. With these issues in mind, we created Groundwork. The solution, a magazine designed to help young entrepreneurs on their journey to success. It features interviews from successful businesses, pitching ideas, and much more. The magazine can only be viewed through the website so it’s easily accessible and readily available to onlookers through a QR code. Our only current issue is publicity.

Problem

Entrepreneurs lacking the resources to start a business.

Solution

Groundwork, a magazine designed to help young entrepreneurs succeed.

Target Market

Young entrepreneurs.

Societal Impact

Support and enhance the success of new businesses.

Next Steps

Publicize the magazine and increase its reach.

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