Ms. Carrie McIndoe is the founder of Economic Ventures, Inc. , a 501c3 organization, and creator of EntrePrep  Summer Institute initially funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. EntrePrep  is an experiential entrepreneurship program for youth, offering one-week intensive sessions on college and university campuses over the summer, teaching economic and financial literacy.  The program features Business-for-a-Day where mentors in the community work with the students providing them real-world experience in understanding what it takes to operate and run a business.

As a registered business school teacher she developed an experiential Entrepreneurship program, now in it’s 5th year, for Norwegian students studying for a semester in New York City for college credit. Additionally, she is a Capstone Advisor to Bard MBA students in sustainability and an instructor for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.

Ms. McIndoe, has been in the field of entrepreneurship and strategic business planning and financing for emerging growth companies for over 20 years, having created Business Plan Bootcamp for entrepreneurs and funding, using her securities licenses, diverse companies such as Boston Duck Tours, Boston Market and Blockbuster Video. She is acknowledged as a change agent, mentor, and educator. Her work in student entrepreneurship education through teacher training workshops has impacted nearly half a million youth.

Ms. McIndoe is a graduate of Boston University with a BS in Business Administration and received a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from Harvard University Extension School.  She was awarded the Boston University Metropolitan College Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession and the Henry Morgan Award for outstanding contribution to the Entrepreneurial Management Institute Program.

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