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BTN LiveBIG: Entrepreneurship teams compete at Purdue

And the Academy goes to…Breeze ++! The Entrepreneurship Academy at Purdue Research Park that is. The one-week summer academy teaches high school juniors and seniors an introduction to free enterprise.  Though many students applied to the program, going through a rigorous selection process in which they had to be nominated by a teacher or counselor, and write an essay on why they wanted to learn about entrepreneurship, only 25 fortunate students were accepted. Divided into 5 teams of 5, the students were given a unique technology with which to develop a business model. They spent the week working through a