On Saturday June 25, Jamie Patterson of Subject 2 Change had the extreme honor of judging the 2011 Duke University Kid’s BIZ Camp Competition at the Fuqua School of Business.

The Business camp is Sponsored by;
• Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
• The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP)
• The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Students in the Next Generation Venture Fund program attended a week-long BizCamp as part of their NGVF experience. In the BizCamp, NGVF students take part in an intensive NFTE entrepreneurship experience with NFTE’s master trainers as teachers, learning all of the key aspects of business planning and completing business plans based on their own original ideas in groups of five.

Ninety students in this year’s BizCamp were divided into four classrooms. Each classroom divided into groups of 4-5 students. The classrooms held four simultaneous business plan competitions: one in each classroom – where the groups will present their completed business plans in their groups before a panel of distinguished judges.

At the Judges Round Table

There are 2 of the 5 groups. “Speedy Kean” (lower row) and “Dog Drool Drainer” (Upper row)

Here is “Stack Em’s Candies” (Bottom row) and “Shape Shyfters” (Top row)

“Re” Board Team!

“Shape Shyfter’s” came in a very close 2nd place

The eventual winner from our room…”Dog Drool Drainer”

Mr. Fuqua’s Bust