Teen Entrepreneurial Showcase
What is Teen Entrepreneurial Showcase
On Friday, April 20th, at Destiny Community Center, teenage entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present original business ideas, services, or products to a panel of judges in Kids Helping Kids Sacramento’s first annual Teen Entrepreneurial Showcase. Students will illustrate this idea with a table display in a showroom, and then move on to a 3-minute presentation for the judges. This presentation will outline the details of the business plan with consideration to the judging criteria.
The 1st place winner, selected by our judges, will receive a prize of $1,000 to advance themselves in their venture capital. We believe in the importance of children understanding entrepreneurship, and we are proud to provide them an outlet to showcase their creative abilities.
Time & Date
Friday April 20th Destiny Community Center, Rocklin, CA.
What do I do?
After applying student’s will be chosen to bring their ideas to the event. There Guests will browse the student’s booths and then students will head into the showroom for a 3 minute pitch competition.
What Do I win?
The first place winner will be selected by our judges and will receive a $1,000 prize to advance themselves in their venture capital.
for any further questions
Kim Tucker, Executive Director of Impact Foundry
From foster care to public radio, Mrs. Tucker has helped nonprofits develop programs, attract funding, and expand the delivery of their mission. Today, she is leading Impact Foundry in partnership with an engaged Board and stellar staff team. She is having the time of her life creating new pathways of impact within the nonprofit sector in her role as executive director, and as a continuing member of 3fold’s team. Kim believes our future depends on well-equipped, engaged youth and for that reason serves on three nonprofit Boards that address local, statewide, and national needs. Kim and her team developed grant making programs and training modules to help nonprofit organizations improve upon and demonstrate their impact. With the abundance of experience Mrs. Tucker has under her belt, she is sure to bring a vast amount of useful knowledge to all our contestants!
Patrick Molloy, President of Gavden Investments
Mr. Molloy has over 15 years of real estate investment, development, asset management, and project management experience. His experience covers all property types. Prior to founding Gavden Investments, Patrick was the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Acquisition & Development for Heller Pacific, a Sacramento based commercial real estate investment and development firm. In this role, Patrick was responsible for all acquisition, disposition, financing, entitlement, development, construction, leasing, and asset management activities for the firm. Patrick has also worked as a Project Engineer for the engineering consulting firm Black & Veatch, managing infrastructure development projects in Southern California. Patrick holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, a M.S.E. in Civil Engineering from Loyola Marymount University, and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Patrick is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer and a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of California. In 2010, he was named to the Sacramento Business Journal’s “Top 40 under 40”. With his plentiful experience in the business world, Mr. Molloy will serve a wonderful addition to our judging panel!
Alfie Charles, Vice President, Government Affairs for U.S. States and Global eCommerce at Pitney Bowes
Mr. Charles leads state legislative strategies for a global technology company on issues as diverse as eCommerce, data privacy, tax policy, election administration, state and local government procurement and national, state and local political campaigns. State legislative work includes development of offensive and defensive policy strategies in conjunction with senior business leaders, bill tracking in all 50 states, direct and indirect lobbying, and management of contract lobbying firms in multiple states. He is also responsible for global eCommerce policy and cross-border trade issues in the Americas, with an emphasis on Canada-U.S. trade, customs processes, shipping and postal services. Alfie chairs an international coalition of government affairs executives representing major eCommerce marketplaces, retailers and shipping & logistics companies who are working to simplify Canada-U.S. trade policy. Mr. Charles carries a great amount of skills in business, well suiting him as yet another notable judge at our Showcase!
John Whitfield, Senior Business Development Executive
Mr. Whitfield is a designated local market-facing leader in the California Valley Office, covering all of the industry groups spanning from Fresno to Redding and Benicia to Reno. John has an extensive amount of business knowledge that has enabled him to help various clients and prospects grow their business. He can help with many connections including banking, consulting, information technology, funding, insurance, management recruiting, and much more. He has presented networking skills workshops and training sessions within Moss Adams and has been engaged externally by companies looking to boost sales performance through employee management. As a Senior Business Development Executive in the firm, John leads the sales development efforts in the California Central Valley which is comprised of three physical offices in Sacramento, Stockton and Fresno. John also manages other business developers in the firm located in Northern California (bay area), Oregon and Washington states. With all the expertise Mr. Whitfield possesses in the business realm, he will surely serve as an excellent judge for anyone participating at our event!