Hyderabad student team Carbonation has won the 8th edition of TiE Young Entrepreneurs TYE 2018-19 for their business idea Charcoholism (an innovative solution that tackles the ill-effects of alcohol consumption) is counteracting the effects of alcohol through the intake of activated charcoal-based snacks.
Team Carbonation comprised 5 students wherein two were from Oakridge International School Sathvik Sai Kaza of Grade 10 CBSE, and Anusai Dasari of Grade 11 IBDP who are mentored by Murali Kakarla (CEO, Innobox System Pvt Ltd), was declared the Winners of TYE Innovation Challenge 2018-19.
At this competition, students competed in groups, created business plans and presented their ideas in front of a panel of judges and audience. In October 2018, TiE Hyderabad had launched their 8th edition of TYE. A total of 79 students from 20 schools applied. A selected batch of 31 students underwent a rigorous curriculum on entrepreneurship and other business topics in 12 sessions, including three team mentoring sessions and an innovation challenge on the grand finale that concluded on January 20, 2019.
TIE Young Entrepreneurship is a workshop aimed to enhance the entrepreneurial skills in high schoolers. Its core objective is to encourage an entrepreneurial mindset from an early age and provide insight into entrepreneurship and instill confidence to lead in a global environment. The participants also interacted with many seasoned entrepreneurs, from TiE Organisation during the course. This winning team will represent TIE Hyderabad in TIE Globals.
Students to choose live learning from the real-world experiences over books and ideas over words. Teaching students to build an entrepreneurial mindset and develop the key skills in them like critical thinking, communication, and collaboration, has become a critical part of holistic education. As entrepreneurship is making its way into education to build forward-thinking people and organizations we at Oakridge, give students the opportunity to go beyond the classrooms and learn from the world-renowned entrepreneurs. Oakridge, one of the best CBSE schools in Hyderabad, has always believed in providing students with opportunities to enhance the skills necessary for succeeding in the global economy. In this respect, Oakridge is proud to host a one-week ‘Columbia Business School Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program’ for high school students to make them future ready.
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