Teen Entrepreneur Pop-Up Shops

Teen Entrepreneur Pop-Up Shops Tory Coats 2018 Winner Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with: September 11, 2019 Tory has launched two new entrepreneurship programs this year in the Glenville and Central neighborhoods, and the 2019 Dare 2 Believe Pop Up shop will take place in the Glenville neighborhood on Saturday, November 30….

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Recipe Re-Mix

Recipe Re-Mix Susan Porter 2019 Presenter Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: www.socialsproutsohio.com March 15, 2019 Susan pitched her idea to create a program and website to change how Cleveland’s urban population prepares their food, instead of trying to change the food they eat. She has already been: A guest on Case Western…

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Accelerate featured in The Plain Dealer

The January 16 article¬†featured past winners and highlighted how the event helps even those who don’t win money to advance their vision. In the article, 2018 winner, Tory Coats is quoted as saying, “Accelerate opened me up to different resources in the community and allowed me to cultivate a network of caring people who want…

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Accelerate 2018 winning pitch on Cleveland 19 News

Tory Coats was interviewed about his winning Accelerate pitch on Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, March 7. He spoke with reporter Sara Goldenberg about his plans to work with teens on creating pop-up shops to transform Cleveland neighborhoods and help them become entrepreneurs. CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley spoke about how Accelerate gives voice…

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Feb 22 Sound of Ideas featuring Accelerate presenters

Just over 12 hours after their pitch on the big stage at Accelerate winner Tory Coats, finalists Keisha Johnson Chambers, Christopher Scott and Gina VanCant, along with last year’s winner Jeremy Langham, headed over the WCPN 90.3 studios for an on-air chat with¬†show host Mike McIntyre. McIntyre co-emceed the event alongside Micki Byrnes of WKYC….

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