Junior Achievement
Brees Dream Foundation
The Idea Village

A program of Junior Achievement in partnership with the Brees Dream Foundation and The Idea Village

Junior Achievement takes on New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

12:30pm-1:30pm The Perkin Venture Forward Company of the Year Competition begins our day. Student Companies from Cabrini High School, Eleanor McMain Secondary School and Belle Chasse Academy will showcase their companies. Top company receives $10,000 in continuing education funds. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Venture Forward Leadership Award, Venture Forward Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, Venture Forward Teamwork Award

1:30pm-2:30pm Next up is the Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum presented by JPMorgan Chase. Students will engage with a panel of entrepreneurs on the future of entrepreneurship in New Orleans. Featured panelists: Lindsay Fox, Quentin Messer, Flor Serna, and Adele Tiblier

2:30pm-3:00pm The E100 Reception is for business leaders interested in learning more about Junior Achievement and how they can invest in the future of entrepreneurship. Wine will be served.

3:00pm-5:00pm We will conclude the day at NOEW with the Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge State Competition. Four student teams from JA offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and North Louisiana will pitch their “crazy idea” to a panel of judges for the opportunity to win $10,000 in continuing education funds. Emcee: Mike Hoss