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BizSmart Global Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week with Aspire to Greatness in Mumbai, India – Nov. 14-18, 2012

BizSmart Global India - "Aspire to Greatness" Mumbai, India - Nov. 14-18'2012

Students 12-18  years of age who attend Aspire to Greatness, November 14-18, 2012 in Mumbai, India and November 2-24, 2012 in New Delhi, India will be inspired by successful entrepreneurs and gain hands-on training in essential skills needed today.   BizSmart Global and BizSmart Global India, celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) which falls this same week in November, by operating this unique premiere  5 day program will run  at the following locations: The Cathedral School, in Mumbai, and the Ryan International School in New Delhi.  Both sites will provide students the rare opportunity to hear from industry experts and work on a real world business problem provided by the award winning social enterprise, d.light design.

Students work in teams to collaborate to solve the business problem that they are given from d.light design.  By taking on executive  roles of Chief Executive Officer ( the project manager in this context), Chief Financial Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sales Officer they work together to create their product design, go to market strategy, including sales, marketing, manufacturing and  and distribution plans, as well as  cost analysis and their forecast for sustainability. Teams present their product innovation and support documents in a competition judged by executives and investors.  Students gain practical business knowledge throughout the process mentored by successful entrepreneurs and executives.  They learn design thinking, problem solving, competitive analysis, and market strategy. They practice team building, public speaking and critical thinking.

To learn more about Aspire to Greatness and to apply on-line, please see BizSmart Global India at:  Tell your friends, you won’t to miss out!

Entrepreneurial skills, behaviors and attitudes have never been more needed to solve the challenging problems that face our world today.

Why are entrepreneurial skills important?  According to the Kauffman foundation, curiosity about the world , natural creativity, willingness to take risks, and unbridled enthusiasm add up to the characteristics of our greatest entrepreneurs.

BizSmart Global, based in the Silicon Valley CA. provides seminars, programs and special events to inspire and train young entrepreneurs worldwide.  We are honored to have partnerships with great companies such as Microsoft, and Microsoft BizSpark, the Keiretsu Forum, Garage Technology Ventures, and the Alliance of Chief Executive Officers and WAGIC.. In addition, we applaud the dozens of successful entrepreneurs such as Bill Reichert of Garage Technology Ventures, Howard Charney of Cisco, Kevin Surace of Serious Energy, Ned Tozun of d.light design and Burt Hamner of Hydrovolts to name only a few out of the many, who provide their time, talent and wisdom to share their wisdom with our students.




Innovate This! – 2012 Registration is Now Open


Microsoft Campus, Mountain View, CA
March 17, 2012
8:30am – 5pm

Innovate This! is a “Teen Invention Convention”. Attendees will participate in an entire day of fast-cycle product invention mash-up, meeting Silicon Valley big thinkers and design gurus. They will learn how to take new products to market, interact with company executives and work in teams with passionate peers.

Here’s how it works:

Participants will form teams with 3–8 members. Attendees can come to Innovate This! already knowing who they want in their team or they can join a team the morning of the event. Time will be given at the beginning of the day to form teams. Anyone who is interested should register today.

A mystery product will be revealed no sooner than one week prior to the event. Teams will spend the day innovating and improving this mystery product.

Here’s what attendees will get:

  • The winning team will launch their product on
  • The winning team will receive a full color product design rendering and the opportunity to take their design to the prototype stage with the design experts from WAGIC
  • “One & Done” fast prototype team design competition
  • Be inspired by Silicon Valley Big Thinkers and Design Gurus from companies like Facebook, Apple, and more
  • Get a limited edition event collectible

Space is limited – register now for just $295. Don’t miss this launch event and be sure to invite your friends to sign-up and join you in a team of 3–8 members. Did we mention that attendees will receive special commemorative prizes?

Register Now!

Event Sponsors

Save the date: BizSmart Global Launch!

Who: BizSmart alumni and friends (ages 12-19)
When: Saturday, March 17, 2012  (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
Where: Microsoft Corporation, Mountain View
What: A “Teen Invention Convention”. A whole day of fast-cycle product invention mash-up, meeting Silicon Valley big thinkers and design gurus, learning how to take new products to market, interacting with company executives and working in teams with passionate peers
Why: Is it possible to change the world in one day?

You’ve never seen anything like this! Did we mention that attendees will receive special commemorative prizes?

Save the date! Limited spaces available.

All alumni will be notified via email once registration is live. If you are not an alum, or have since changed your contact information, please email to get on this exclusive list.

This event is generously sponsored by Garage Technology Ventures, Chief Alliance of Executives, Keiretsu Forum, Microsoft and WAGIC.