Venture encourages students to think like an entrepreneur. Developed to guide students through their journey to become their business owners.
Students cover key concepts around generating business ideas, market research, growing a business, finances, marketing, and creating a business pitch.
Thanks to the support from the Dallas Mavericks, the program has expanded to 22 schools in DFW and offers free online resources to all Mavs fans, teachers, and students.
Thanks to the support from the Dallas Mavericks, the Venture—Entrepreneurial Expedition is implemented into local middle schools and high schools throughout North Texas.
Venture – Entrepreneurial Expedition is designed to teach students to think entrepreneurially about business and life. The course uses case studies, interactive business simulations and personal development activities to teach important basic business skills. Students develop a personalized plan for their individual business, along with a roadmap for academic and career success. The digital learning initiative, powered by global technology leader EVERFI, is being implemented directly in schools throughout North Texas with nearly 2,000 middle school students participating.
During this time of teaching at home with parents, teachers, and students the Mavericks with EverFi are able to offer Venture and many other finance and business classes to all DFW students.
About EVERFI, Inc.
EVERFI is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning including topics like Financial Education, Digital Citizenship, STEM Career Readiness, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship and Character Education. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 18 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, The Rise Fund and Rethink Education. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 4,200 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada. Learn more at EVERFI.com.
Entrepreneurs need sound financial advice. That’s why the Dallas Mavericks and are connecting students, teachers and families to FREE online resources provided by EverFi to promote financial literacy and education for students of all ages.
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