The iGen challenge is for grade 7-12 students that want to innovate and engage with entrepreneurship. Students gain access to mentors from the local businesses find solutions to real world problems. Students are guided through a start up process to create enterprises, find funding, build a network and make an impact in the innovation ecosystem in Kelowna. Many young entrepreneurial minds in Central Okanagan Public Schools need coaching, mentorship and opportunity to innovate. The iGen challenge has been created to meet this need.
iGen is collaborating with the League of Innovators to deliver the skills necessary to start up a business. LOI is a non-profit that accelerating youth entrepreneurship across Canada. See www.theleagueofinnovators.com