The fintech funding firm is attempting to deal with the boredom of youngsters out of college throughout the nation.
Picture supply: The Augmentum Fintech crew
Augmentum Fintech, the publicly-listed VC, has at present introduced it’s launching TeenVC—a free digital schooling platform aimed to assist train youngsters about enterprise capital and entrepreneurship.
TeenVC, which has gone dwell at present, is aimed toward youngsters between the ages of 14-18 and will probably be frequently up to date twice every week all through the entire month of April.
The digital programme contains 10 modules and can use movies, articles and quizzes to show teenagers about completely different parts of the VC trade.
Alongside the programme content material, TeenVC may even share movies from trade professionals on their experiences and digital Q&A periods.
Tim Levene, CEO of Augmentum Fintech, mentioned: “At a time when youngsters are at dwelling with extra time on their arms, we thought we’d assist break the boredom in an attractive, instructional method, serving to teenagers from all walks of life find out about VC, tech and entrepreneurship.”
“We determined to launch TeenVC to proceed the work digitally, educating younger individuals about an trade not often talked about in careers schooling in faculties and schools.”
The 10-module programme will construct as much as ‘The TeenVC Problem’ a deal-sourcing train the place college students will compete for an area on an perception expertise programme with Augmentum Fintech later this yr.
Simply final week Augmentum Fintech moved to reassure traders that regardless of the coronavirus pandemic its portfolio can maintain up within the present financial local weather following the corporate’s share worth virtually halving.