Are you a teen in the Pittsburgh area who is interested in entrepreneurship and gaining valuable skills and experiences? Startable students gain a wide rage of skills through the course of the program, all while getting paid.
If you are interested in any facet of the business or technology industries, then this program is for you! You'll be partnered with a team of students who have a range of skill and experiences to share. Startable mentors will work with you, and your Cohort Lead, who will be a teacher or leader from your community, to help you grow your skills, while starting a business. And did we mention you get paid?
What to Expect
Lean Startup Methodology, Democratic workplace tools, Parliamentary procedure basics, Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering, fabrication, design, marketing, and more.
You'll get to network with the cohorts from the Nationally ranked accelerators AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear, and their network and mentors.
You'll get cutting edge technology tools to use in your planning and prototyping efforts, including the use of a LiveScribe Pen, the AlphaLab Gear Prototyping Library, and bin wall (think MythBusters' wall of useful junk).
Parts & Materials
Best of all, you get to create your own supply list and we pay for all your product parts and materials!
What’s Included in the Kit
SunFounder Open Source Electronics Kit
LiveScribe Pen and Notebook
Tons of Sweet Startable Swag
Lunches & Snacks Provided