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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Flatbush Students Participate in the 2018 Virtual Enterprise International Youth Business Summit

On April 18, 2018 Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School students participated in the Virtual Enterprise Youth Business Summit at pier 92 in Manhattan. The Youth Business Summit brings together thousands of rising young professionals and budding entrepreneurs from over 40 countries, educators, school/district administrators, business leaders, deans of college business departments and industry professionals for a one-of-a-kind global convention.
The students are part of Mr. Kweller’s Virtual Enterprise class and have been working all year to create, manage and market their virtual business. Students have been involved in every aspect of running their virtual business including putting together business and marketing plans, completing financial reports, developing webpages and marketing campaigns, and managing sales and interactions with other virtual enterprise firms.
The Summit was an opportunity for students to present their elevator pitch, sell their products and personally interact with other Virtual Enterprise firms from throughout New York City, the United States, and the World. The young entrepreneurs were able to successfully display the professional skills and business acumen they have developed by running a Virtual Enterprise company during the school year. The students enjoyed themselves, learned a great deal, demonstrated their knowledge of the financial industry, and made important connections with the local business leaders.