Drew Brees & New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

VIDEO: Fox 8 Interviews TYCIC Winner

Check out “Style Straps” idea winner being interviewed by Fox 8 this morning:

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St. Mary’s Dominican freshman wins the Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge

Yesterday, the The Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge kicked off New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. As the upper level of Manning’s filled up, and people, took their places, a word from Drew Brees (via video) set the tone for the event. Brees ensured the final four presenters that the outcome of the competition would not be the determining factor of their success.

Read the entire recap here!

News With a Twist Features TYCIC

WGNO News with a Twist features reporter Wild Bill Wood takes you LIVE to Junior Achievement New Orleans where the teams are rehearsing to impress the judges.

Fox 8 Covers TYCIC

Check out this video from Fox 8!
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Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge Semi-Finalists to Pitch

Silicon Bayou News features TYCIC. You can read the entire article here.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany launched the Brees Dream Foundation in 2003 with a mission to advance research in the fight against cancer to provide care, education, and opportunities for children and families in need. In 2009, the Foundation partnered with the local hub for entrepreneurs,The Idea Village, to create the Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge.

NOEW News: Drew Brees, Big Dreams & Kid Treps

Most people know Drew Brees as the star quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, but at #IDEAinsider, we also commend him for being an entrepreneur, and a staunch supporter of entrepreneurship. READ MORE

Area teens compete for ‘Idea’ scholarships (Clarion Herald)

TYCIC featured in Clarion Herald article:

“Thirty-one student teams with crazy ideas and business plans comprise this year’s Sweet 16. These students will work with Junior Achievement and its entrepreneurship curriculum to refine their business plan and compete for a $10,000 scholarship for themselves and $5,000 for their school…” READ MORE

TYCIC Featured in Forbes!

Check out this article from Forbes, “How Drew Brees Is Helping Teen Entrepreneurs Score Success”

Drew Brees has a Super Bowl MVP award and a name sports reporters usually pair with the phrase “future Hall of Famer.” But as a student at Purdue University, becoming a football star was the furthest thing from his mind…


Plans unveiled for 7th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

From NOLA.com,

“Mardi Gras, NOEW, Jazz Fest, Saints,” Tim Williamson repeated several times Tuesday night, as if to hypnotize the crowd at Il Mercato, an events venue on Magazine St., into seeing New Orleans Entrepreneur Week as equally significant to the other three…