Memphis teen wins ArtUp business pitch contest

On July 20, local organization ArtUp announced the winner of its elevator pitch contest winner for their first DreamUp Youth Incubator.

Twenty Shelby County Schools and private school students developed their own pitches for an arts or creative-based business as part of the three-week DreamUp virtual bootcamp.

ArtUp developed the DreamUp incubator for young people with entrepreneurial spirits in response to the shortage of employment opportunities in the coronavirus pandemic, particularly for Black teens.

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