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2018 Diamond Challenge Winners Announced

Article by Carly DuceyApril 19, 2018

University of Delaware’s Horn Entrepreneurship announced the winners of this year’s Diamond Challenge at the Diamond Challenge Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (Summit) on Friday, April 13, in Clayton Hall.

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Topics: entrepreneurship and science, pre college, awards

Diamond Challenge Semifinalists Announced

Article by Carly DuceyMarch 16, 2018

Fifty teams from across the globe have been accepted into the semi final round of the Diamond Challenge.

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Topics: events, pre college, entrepreneurship

Workshops Offered For Teen Entrepreneurs 

Article by Carly DuceyMarch 06, 2018

A series of workshops will be offered for high school entrepreneurs at this year’s Diamond Challenge Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (the Summit), which will take places between April 11 and 13 at the University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall.

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Topics: events, pre college, entrepreneurship

ScholarCHIPS Founder To Keynote The Summit 

Article by Carly DuceyFebruary 27, 2018

Founder and Executive Director of ScholarCHIPS, Yasmine Arrington will serve as one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Diamond Challenge Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (the Summit) on April 12 at the University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall.

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Topics: events, entrepreneurship, pre college

5 More Reasons to Attend the Summit

Article by Dylan GerstleyFebruary 21, 2018

 

The Summit provides a three day conference experience that focuses on youth entrepreneurs from around the world. High school students in attendance will be able to meet competitors from across the world, grow with other likeminded and motivated youth and hear from seasoned and successful entrepreneurs.

 

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Topics: events, pre college, awards

5 Reasons to Attend The Summit

Article by Dylan GerstleyFebruary 06, 2018

 

The big ol’ Summit is coming up! The Summit, brought to you by the amazing people who run the Diamond Challenge, is totally focused on youth and entrepreneurship and providing a unique and life changing experience to any aspiring high school entrepreneur. Visit the three day conference and enjoy meeting other young entrepreneurs, dancing with new friends and speaking to successful entrepreneurs.

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Topics: resources, events, community, pre college

The Diamond Challenge Seeks Mentors

Article by Carly DuceyNovember 28, 2017

The Diamond Challenge is seeking mentors to guide its participants for the 2018 competition season. Created in 2012 by the University of Delaware’s Horn Entrepreneurship, and sponsored by Capital One, the Diamond Challenge is an entrepreneurship competition for high school students that allows teens to learn about entrepreneurship while putting their ideas into action.

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Topics: community, events, pre college

Horn Alum Heads Education Pilot

Article by Dylan GerstleyNovember 28, 2017

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship alum Zack Jones, class of 2017, has officially taken on the role of interim director for Dual School. Dual School is a student idea incubator that runs a free, 10-week program for local high school students to practice putting their ideas into action. Students go to downtown Wilmington’s co-working space, 1313 Innovation, and take advantage of mentorship, resources and connections to a wide array of networks.

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Topics: alumni, community, pre college

Horn Diamond Challenge Global Registration is Open

Article by Dylan GerstleyNovember 16, 2017

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship is now accepting high school student registrations for the Diamond Challenge youth entrepreneurship program for 2018. A link to the application is here. The Diamond Challenge has already accepted more than  400 students with 192 concepts from over 34 countries. The program was started by Horn Entrepreneurship in 2012 and is backed by the Paul and Linda McConnell Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative. Students learn how to turn their ideas into action by participating in the competition and engaging with students globally. The innovative competition offers $100,000 in rewards and is built for the innovative, creative, motivated student who wants to change the world.

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Topics: awards, pre college

Capital One Sponsors Diamond Challenge

Article by Carly DuceyNovember 08, 2017

Capital One has announced its sponsorship of University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship’s Diamond Challenge for the second year.

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Topics: community, events, pre college

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