"This was the best time in my life!" says students Guna Puce from Latvia after coming back from the annual Start Strong 3+3 Youth Entrepreneurship Camp in USA. Youth entrepreneurs and educators from Latvia and Lithuania participated at the annual Start Strong 3+3 Youth Entrepreneurship Camp in Seattle, USA and brought back a lot of insights and ideas to implement in their countries. During this camp all participants went through an extensive business training at the University of Washington. Youth visited local companies, NGOs, startups, business incubators, charities and community centers. They met with entrepreneurs, students, staffs of various companies and participated at educational acitivities led by best entrepreneruship gurus of the University of Washington's Business Faculty. For one week camp participants where looking for answers on how to build sustainable and growing entrepreneurship, how to build relationship with communities and make them win, what is social entrepreneurship etc. These were only few of the questions addressed at the annual Start Strong 3+3 Youth Entrepreneurship Camp in Seattle, Washington. From various workshops, lectures, practical excercises and even voluntary work at local charities youth got the first-hand experience and understanding of the county's entrepreneurial landscape. Camp participants also developed new contatcs for future collaboration and social projects as well as got many insights for their future careers. This was the fifth year of the Start Strong 3+3 Youth Entrepreneurship Camp in Seattle. To win this prize students from various towns in Latvia and Lithuania participate in a year-long student entrepreneurship contest in both countries. During the contest they build their own student companies, sell and market various products and services, develop collaboration and work on various community projects. At the Grand Finals the best student companies compete for the trip presenting their business, attracting investors and raising money for their community projects.
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