WELCOME TO THE

ASCEND NOW BULLPEN

A "bullpen" is where baseball pitchers practice their pitch before they go out into the real game. The Ascend Now Bullpen is where kids practice entrepreneurship before executing their business.

UNSTOPPABLE MINDSETS

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Entrepreneurship promotes the development of personal qualities:

Initiative

Creativity

Responsibility

This program .allows students to harness what they learn in the classroom and apply it in real-world settings. Their understanding of photosynthesis may lead to a new biofuel. Mathematical skills are practiced on supply costs. Languages are gateways to markets. Humanities lay the foundations of how society operates. 

 

Students will work on: 

 

Communication through activities such as presenting development plans to an audience, and investigating case studies of successful entrepreneurs.

 

Critical thinking while evaluating start-up failures and successes, and presenting to a formal audience. 

Time management through activities such as planning deadlines and campaigns, finding a product-market fit and bringing that product to market.
 

Collaboration with various partners within small business projects alongside other students globally.

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ECA for Schools

If you're an administrator or school staff and would like to bring the Bullpen to your organization, please reach out. 

Private Courses

If you are a parent looking for ways to help your child understand the qualities of an entrepreneur and apply them, please reach out.

DILIP MEHTA,

CEO of ROSY BLUE

COURSE TIMELINE

Idea generation and Validation

Market research and economics

Marketing and budgeting

Website building and pitch deck formation

Pitch your business in the Bullpen and launch your startup

Startup introductions & basics

Students can compete in the Ascend Now Bullpen, where they will present their businesses to a panel of experienced investors. Winners could receive funding and consulting to launch their business (up to $3000).

PAST JUDGES

OUR CEOs

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Deniz Okur,

CEO of NooBanker

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Doruk Okur,

CEO of MEGAMEASURE

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Sofia and Luciana,

Founders, HandOverChic

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Nicolas Arcilla,

CEO of Rookie Match

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Janelle & Maria,

Founders, Pawrific

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Matthew Leo,

CEO of MindCore

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Veer Javeri,

CEO of LifeBy

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Ryan Wiluan,

CEO of InstaHandy

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Rayden Yap,

CEO of Filtro

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Ava & Christian,

Founders, Kidvester

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Ruben,

CEO of Ideator

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Ardian & Jeremy,

Founders, Gallerist

Let us help your child join the StartUp movement