The Next Big Inventor Competition was created by St. Lucian born, U.S. based Entrepreneur and Inventor of The Cut Buddy, Joshua Esnard and run by Managing Partner of the competition Michelle N. Samuel. Collaborating partner is Johanan Dujon, Founder of Algas Organics. The Competition launches on March 4th 2019 with the Pilot and the Leon Hess Comprehensive Secondary School. Michelle N. Samuel Managing Partner of the competition, explains the basic goal of the competition in an interview with Hot 7 News - https://www.facebook.com/TheNextBigInventorPitchCompetition/videos/604448356661341. The competition has 4 stages; Stage 1 and 2 take place online. Stage 3 takes place at Startup Huddle St. Lucia and Stage 4 takes place in a 'Shark Tank-like' Setting in the form of a pitch competition to a panel of celebrity judges!
ABOUT THIS PROJECT
Project Type Other
Current phase of development Stage 3: Initial Piloting
Expected location of implementation Latin America / Caribbean
Implemented in Saint Lucia
Direct Impact 400 people
Funding $ 1000
Other, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Development, Maker/ Do-It-Yourself, Social Responsibility, Workforce Development, Other, Apprenticeship, Education Technology, Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities, Mentoring/Coaching, Methods & Learning, Secondary Education, Testing & Assessment, Workforce Development Training, Youth, Positive Youth Development, Youth Leadership
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