In 2021, students from Kashmere, Wheatly, and Worthing high schools underwent a rigorous application process. Seventy-five students were chosen for the program and spent the school year engaging in activities and lessons that ran the entire business spectrum, from surrounding themselves with the right people to analyzing cash flow.
The plan was for each school to create five companies, complete with legal entities, mentored by companies like Chase Bank and Microsoft and local companies like Exotic Pop and She’s Happy Hair. At the end of the year, the companies competed in the “Hustle Tank” for seed money to finance their visions. See below for updates.