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Missouri Entrepreneurship Challenge

Congratulations to the 2013 MO Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists!  These teams are invited to compete in the state final on November 12th at Missouri Western State University.





Crisis Core Project

Elsberry High School

Judy Gomel

Critter Care Package

St. Joseph Central

David Jordan


Savannah High School

Donna Ping


Center High School

Sally Nelson

Give a Hoot, Buy a Boot

St. Joseph Central

Lisa Beavers


Oakville High School

Susan Bauer

Helping Harmony

Savannah High School

Donna Ping

Home Away From Home

St. Joseph Central

Lisa Beavers

Nature’s Warriors

St. Joseph Central

David Jordan

Pet’s Haven

Salisbury High School

Stephanie Gladbach

Picking Up the Pieces

Gateway STEM High School

Meagan Bonnell

Pitch Stop Records

Raymore-Peculiar High School

Janet Allen

Rebuilding Ruins

Park Hill High School

David Garrison

Safe Spot

Lafayette High School

Lisa Miller


St. Joseph Central

Lisa Beavers


Hickman High School

Pete Eichholz

Students for Students

St. Joseph Central

Lisa Beavers

Tech U

Hermitage High School

Jill Salmon


Maryville High School

John DeWeese


St. Joseph Central

David Jordan



The challenge for the students was unveiled in this video.  

Teacher Resources for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Note:  Preview all sources before using in your classroom!

"Entrepreneurial Characteristics?"
"What is it that makes a Business Creator tick?"
"Researching the Business Plan"
"Resources for Entrepreneurs"
"Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Playground"
"Commentary: Why We Need Joe the Plumber's Dream"
"How to Build a Great Start Up Team"
"Meet the Real Mother of Invention:  Persistence"
"How to Start a Business Without Really Trying"
"The 20-Minute Business Model"
"How a Flower Startup is Turning a 25-year-old into a
  Revenue Generating Machine
"New in the Sketchbook Series:  Money Game"
"Getting Money for a Start Up" (video)
"Getting a Seed Round from a Venture Capitalist" (video)
"Introduction to Balance Sheets: Using a home purchase to illustrate
assets, liabilities and owner's equity
" (video)


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