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How the Kidpreneur Challenge got started (and why it was a rip-roaring success)

The Kidpreneur Challenge took place at 702’s annual Walk the Talk event on Sunday, 26 July.

It was a huge success with a number of contestants that got us talking.

Aurik Business Incubator Director and CEO Pavlo Phitidis and The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield talked about the challenge, how it started, how it played out and the response.

Scroll down to listen to the audio.

The Kidpreneurs’ ability to adopt technology was unbelievable!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

I was very proud! What amazed me was how fast they adopted ideas and suggestions. The way their confidence grew really moved me.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

Life isn’t fair. The Kidpreneurs all felt rejection and it hurt. But that first sale gave them the power to keep on going. At the end of the day they were so different from the quiet, shy kids who started the day.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

Most of them realised how hard it was to sell their business.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

This article first appeared on 702 : How the Kidpreneur Challenge got started (and why it was a rip-roaring success)


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