Clever Harvey and Multiply Ventures Collaborate on 15-Day Entrepreneurship Course for High School Teens

Mr. Sriram Subramanian – Co-Founder, Clever Harvey

The 15-day program gives students hands-on exposure to what startup founders do while learning how to create Shark Tank-style business presentations.

To give teens an early glimpse into future careers, Clever Harvey has collaborated with Multiply Ventures to launch a new industry-certified course, ‘JuniorMBA Entrepreneurship,’ specifically for high school students (Classes VIII to XII).

The 15-day program aims to provide students with hands-on exposure to what startup founders do while learning how to create Shark Tank-style business presentations. Working in groups of two or three, students take a “behind the scenes” tour of one of the most challenging functions of business: entrepreneurship, guided by a Clever Harvey facilitator. By learning to develop business strategies with step-by-step guidance, students develop a solid foundation in business acumen and critical thinking.

Speaking on the launch of the new program, Sriram Subramanian, co-founder, Clever Harvey, said, “With the introduction of new education policy, entrepreneurship curriculum and booming start-up culture in India, it is important for students to understand what is going on. in being an entrepreneur. The newly launched program teaches students how to build a business while thinking about concepts such as value proposition, business models, revenue streams, business costs, and scaling challenges. They then apply these concepts to present their own business plans. We are thrilled to welcome Multiply Ventures as a partner in creating this new category of experiential career discovery. A team of former founders who created and scaled brands like Myntra, Flipkart and PayTm are now acting as investors. Their contributions are invaluable to aspiring entrepreneurs – teenagers or adults. »

“You would think that an entrepreneurship program is for those who want to start businesses. But did you know that 65% of the professions that will exist in 2030 have not yet been invented? So how do you prepare the younger generation for this world? There is a distinct need for an entrepreneurial skill set regardless of career choice in today’s ever-changing business environment. Critical thinking, influencing skills and business acumen are key skills needed to be successful in any career they choose to pursue,” he added.

Commenting on the launch, Raveen Sastry, founder of Multiply Ventures, said, “We are delighted to have partnered with Clever Harvey to teach entrepreneurial skills at the secondary level. Students will benefit from building a broader problem-solving mindset to understand people’s needs and develop solutions. Additionally, it will be interesting to see how students develop ideas and develop solutions to turn them into viable and scalable business plans. We are excited to see teen start-ups emerging from this program.”

About Clever Harvey:

Founded by Sriram Subramanian and Madhu Agrawal in 2020 as the D2C division of Callido Learning, the Mumbai-based company is building India’s largest career accelerator for teenagers. It currently offers programs for high school students in marketing, technology, entrepreneurship, data analytics, UX design, digital marketing, and finance in conjunction with leading companies like Puma, Samsonite, Dominos, Kellogg’s, Cult.Fit, and more.

The JuniorMBA Entrepreneurship program is the most popular option among parents looking to give their children a solid foundation in the business world. More than 10,000 students from 15 countries have graduated from these programs. Leading the next phase of expansion, Clever Harvey is now partnering with leading universities to create accelerated college admission pathways for high school students with a portfolio of industry projects.

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