Last month 6 newly minted young entrepreneurs pitched their products to 4 CEO’s on the Investor Panel at Willow International in hopes of receiving funding to further grow their companies. Their 6 minute, well prepared presentations were followed by intense questioning that they answered with aplomb and all walked away with revenues ranging from $800 to $1,500.
Chandler Warne, a student at Buchanan High School, was chosen to represent Clovis at the 2014 Saunders Scholarship Bright Ideas National Competition in Frisco, Texas in May. His company, SPOT, is a virtual check-in system for companies that have employees who regularly go off site. Clovis Unified School District is currently using his product and he is working with local businesses. He will compete with other western chamber winners in hopes to progressing to the finals in New York where he could win thousands in scholarship money.