Is That a Chick Magnet on Your Neck?
–Cross posted from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation blog— Archmere Academy high school student Shreyas Parab was named a finalist in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy’s Saunders Scholars Competition and traveled to Washington, DC to compete for up to $50,000 in college scholarship funding and business prize packages at the 2015 America’s Small Business Summit in June. Parab’s journey to the national competition began when he was named the local Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) winner of the competition hosted by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) of Greater Philadelphia, Parab was awarded $800 by local investors to launch his business, NovelTie, a company that makes unique neckties, such as “stud muffin,” and “chick magnet,” using symbols, icons and words. He got the idea because his school requires boys to wear ties. “My company strives to make every occasion where you have to wear a tie into an event […]