Vote for YEScarolina Finalists in the NFTE National Elevator Pitch Challenge

Our finalists from the annual YEScarolina Business Plan Competition need your help!

Through October 12, 2017, they each have an opportunity to win $2,500 in the NFTE National Elevator Pitch Challenge, and you can help them win by casting your vote!

Jasmine and Colin with  board member Marshall Simon of Gwynns Mount Pleasant, working on their business plans in July 2017

Jasmine and Colin with board member Marshall Simon of Gwynns Mount Pleasant, working on their business plans in July 2017

 

Colin Posnanski, senior at Wando High School, placed 1st in the competition and Jasmine Adams, 2017 graduate of Bishop England High School, placed 2nd this past June. This accomplishment earned Colin $3,000 and Jasmine $2,000, the advancement, and an all-expense paid trip to New York City for the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Colin will represent his business, Bandz, and Jasmine will represent her business, Smudgies, for the state of South Carolina in a business plan competition against the top 28 students in the US for the grand prize of $10,000 in a separate competition opportunity held in NYC on October 12, 2017.

TO VOTE:

  1. Visit the Competition Microsite here.
  2. Click the “read more” button below¬†the videos for Smudgies and Bandz.
  3. Create a simple account at the “Click here to login to vote” button at top of the video.
  4. Cast your vote! You can vote once per video, but can vote for both of our finalists from the same account.

Good luck, Colin and Jasmine!