On the misty morning of May the second in the year 2016, an aspiring group of young entrepreneurs gathered. The group nestled into the remains of the former Tech Center and began plans to reinvent the space. Lamps and wall fixtures were ordered to add atmosphere to the otherwise encumbering, windowless space. After the group discussed ground rules and game plan with Dr. Reshan Richards, it was off to the drawing board. Members pitched a total of 100 ideas upon reconvening after classes. Discourse covered legal, relevancy, target demographics, feasibility and profitability aspects of starting a business. After the walls were thoroughly plastered in sticky note ideas and numerous motions were made to dream big, it became clear that there was a long road ahead of us. Milling through as many ideas as possible rewarded us with a sense of team spirit. One thing is for sure: we are all in this project together. It is clear that we will all be called upon to draw on our respective talents to put forth the best possible team-driven company.
Tomorrow, excluding those taking AP Computer Science, Startup 101 will convene in downtown Manhattan following what is sure to be a logistical nightmare. I put great faith in this group, given the intellectual showing on display today.
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