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KIDSTARTERS & CO

Is the next Elon Musk or Sarah Blakely in your living room?

Entrepreneurship Classes

Online Classes

Work at your own pace through our curriculum housed online.

Interactive Lessons

Connect with classmates, instructors and business owners virtually

Hands On Activites

Take our lessons into real life with our hands on activities

Live Instructors

Daily Zoom calls with live in class instruction

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What is KIDSTARTERS & CO?

KIDSTARTERS & CO is a fully interactive curriculum designed to teach the principals of entrepreneurship!

KIDSTARTERS & CO is designed and developed to inspire the next generation of kid entrepreneurs, through hands on learning experiences made to inspire, empower and equip kids to run their own business. Our unique approach takes everyday business planning and breaks it down into steps made to take kids from dreaming and scheming to doing.

 

 

 

We are breaking down barriers, busting through limitations and providing opportunity and education to any kid with a dream. Because we know; the next founder of a charity is dancing through your living room, the next Elon Musk is designing their own space colony out of legos,  the next major clothing brand for kids with sensory issues is being designed by a kid trying to cut every uncomfortable seam out of their clothes… Because anything is possible.

Skills

Problem Solving

Team Work

Public Speaking

Research Skills

Creative Reasoning

Growth Mindset

Financial Literacy

Fun & Fundamentals

Our program helps propel kids to academic and life success by teaching fundamental and transferable skills in a whole new way.

Why Entrepreneurship And Why Now?

Entrepreneurial skills are some of the MOST transferable, yet we often wait until high school or after college to explore this exciting career area.  The future of work will be vastly different and in order to be prepared we should explore the benefits of teaching entrepreneurial skills early on, even as young as 2nd grade.

 

 

 

The next wave of revolutionary thinkers are in your homes. KIDSTARTERS & Co. empowers students to learn differently.  Teamwork is vital to all interactions and helps to build relationships, creative reasoning teaches the skills that will be needed for the jobs of the future, and the financial planning that is covered helps to strengthen math skills.  Entrepreneurship brings all of those together and adds the vital element of fun that keep kids engaged in their learning. KIDSTARTERS & Co will equip, empower, and engage students to explore entrepreneurship as a career and growth option through classes, exclusive access to businesses, and behind the scenes insights.

Our Curriculum

Every unit has at least one focus area woven into its content. Kids will learn about teamwork, conflict resolution, public speaking, financial literacy, time management, and growth mindset along with business and entrepreneurial skills. While using basic principles, we give kids tangible takeaways that can be used across their learning environments and life.  We give them a step-by-step process and guide to build a business plan. Our curriculum combines online videos, exclusive interviews with experts, and insights from small business owners, startup founders, and those that have created scalable thriving businesses. We give students the tools they need to think through their own business idea, with the benefit of the experiences shared by our experts

1. What is a business?

During this mission, students learn what a business is and how to spot it!

2. Planning Your Business

What areas do you need to focus on first? Learn the steps that you need to do to actually start your business.

3. Customer Research

Who are your customers? How can you reach your customers? Learn all about finding, narrowing down, and setting your target market and the best ways to reach them.

4. Competitive Analysis

What are similar businesses doing? How does that change what you do? We will cover several strategies of a competitive analysis to help you stand out among the competition.

5. Prototyping, Marketing and Branding

Learn the fundamentals of prototyping, marketing and branding for your business.

6. Revenue Model

Can you actually make money doing this? We will review the key financial information you need to keep track of so that you know if you can be profitable.

7. Next Steps

Now that you have a business plan, we will cover what the next steps are for you and your business!

About Us

Maribel Mendoza is an MIT trained engineer with an MBA and a background in Product launches. She currently provides consulting services to growing business in Boston and teaches Entrepreneurship at Suffolk University.  Bekah Ware has been teaching and working with children for 17 years in classrooms and privately, drawing on her psychology background and life as an entrepreneur to create and implement engaging and entertaining content.
 

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