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Atlanta, GA, United States, 2011/11/15 - The Kid Entrepreneurs Need Opportunities (KENO) Foundation teaches young entrepreneurs business principles and social responsibility - KENOfund.org.
On Saturday, November 13, The Kid Entrepreneurs Need Opportunities (KENO) Micro-Fund launched Global Entrepreneurship Week activities with a community service project. Young entrepreneurs volunteered their time cleaning up a stretch of Atlanta highway because they believe that a successful business owner must be a responsible corporate citizen. In addition to the service project, The KENO Micro-Fund (kenofund.org) has a full week of activities to support Global Entrepreneurship Week.
The purpose of the KENO Micro-Fund is to help young entrepreneurs become successful business leaders and responsible global citizens. With that in mind the activities for the week focus on basic business development training and community service.
Keno Lucas II, a 12-year old kid entrepreneur and his mother Atlanta Business woman Adrienne Lance Lucas founded the KENO Micro-Fund. Keno Lucas was recently featured as a budding celebrity kid entrepreneur in the Entertainment Section of the October 24, 2011 Jet Magazine.
KENO Micro-Fund Global Entrepreneurship Week Activities
• Thursday, November 17: Business Idea Competition Deadline
Business ideas must be submitted via the website.
• Friday, November 18: Founder’s Ball
Invitation Only Event Celebrating KENO Micro-Fund Co-Founder Keno Lucas II
• Saturday, November 19: Billionaire Boot Camp from 10 am – 2 pm
Douglass High School, 225 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318-7421
Global Conversations a virtual panel will be followed by a Billionaire Boot Camp. The top three selected entrepreneurs will also present their business ideas. The winner of the business plan competition will be announced at the end of the day.
Participants in the Global Conversations Panel Include
• Samad Davis - Africa (Accra, Ghana)
President & COO, MAGNA World Partners and Producer of The Spirited Actor, The Search for Africa’s Next Hollywood Star
• Denise Woods - North America (Hollywood, USA)
Owner, Denise Woods Studios (denisewoodsstudios.com)
• Francisa Muñoz - South America (Santiago, Chile)
Owner, Stoq (stoq.cl).