Why the Spark! Incubator? Industry states 51% of college graduates are lacking the skills essential for success in the professional workplace. Spark! Incubator provides a safe, challenging and innovative environment that exposes students to real entrepreneurial opportunities with the support of industry and community leaders designed to:
- Discover passions in an authentic experiential learning environment
- Develop critical thinking, leadership, communication, curiosity, grit, perseverance, creativity and time management skills
- Fostering a growth mindset
- Build confidence
Spark! entrepreneurs will validate their ideas, perfect a pitch, and seek resources and opportunities that foster growth mindset through start-up launch endeavors.
The Spark! Incubator is located at Chesterfield Mall for the 2019-2020 school year, but will be in a new space for 2020-2021!
Dual credit is available through Maryville University and Missouri State University.