• Next Generation Technology 360

    NGT360 is entering its 9th season 2023-24. Over the past 8 years, NGT360 has given winning teams over $126,000 in grant prizes to fund their products and future endeavors. The 1st place winning team of each season is given the opportunity to pitch their product to the original “Shark” from Shark Tank Kevin Harrington!

    About NGT360:

    Teams of 3-5 high school students develop a product using technology to solve a real-world problem, working alongside business mentors across Tampa Bay.

    ·       Learn business and leadership skills and connect with internship and career opportunities.

    ·       Winning team earns $10,000 and a chance to pitch to Kevin Harrington, an original shark from Shark Tank.

    ·       Lifelong benefits through the alumni network as well as providing internship and career opportunities within our business community

     NGT360 provides personalized experiential project base learning to high school students in entrepreneurship and technology taking an idea and developing a product to take to market.

    Resources

    Student Info session sign up: https://bit.ly/NGT360-Info-Session23-24 (8/30, 9/7, 9/14 @ 6pm)

    Student Registration:  https://bit.ly/NGT360-Registration-2023-24 (Open Aug 21, 2024)

    What is NGT360? https://youtu.be/sHl1tHy6aRs

    Our Website: https://connectit360.org/schools/

     

    Palm Harbor University HS past successes with NGT360:

    2022-23

    2nd place – Logic Calendar

    3rd place – Ninja Tax

    Intern Award – Lauren Churchill

    2021-22

    1st place – Hydrodisc https://youtu.be/oao9KTJVD_U

    Ambassador Award – Alex Kranias https://youtu.be/q3ijNBhaJuY

    2020-21

    1st Place -Team “Green Print” Pitch: https://youtu.be/tdn5pFrdcws

    2019-20

    1st Place -Team “Cimatrek” Pitch: https://youtu.be/84JctpjLmqY

    3rd place – Team Barcc

    2018-19

    1st place Team Insite

    As well as many awards of distinctions throughout the years

     

    The Next Gen Tech 360 (NGT360) competition is a youth shark tank that helps young entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life! NGT360 was established 8 years ago in Pinellas County by 501(c)(3) non-profit Connect-IT 360 in partnership with the Pinellas Education Foundation and has impacted over 1,000 students across the Tampa Bay area.