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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:03 PM   #1
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Help with college project: Need ideas!

So I have this innovation project that started yesterday. I have 3 other teammates, and the project is due in 2 weeks.

Basically, this project is for an entrepreneurship class. We have to make as much money as possible in the 2 weeks.

Here is the criteria:

We can only use $5 in cash.
It can't involve alcohol, tobacco, firearms, or anything illegal.


We live in a college town, so a few ideas popped up.
1. Drunk pick up service (from parties). $20 a person
2. Car wash
3. Xbox repair service


I would really appreciate any other ideas you guys may come up with. I know y'all are all pretty smart when it comes to creativity.



Thanks and Godspeed,

Silver60th

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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:32 PM   #2
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how about a delivery service that picks up your food, runs to the quiki mart for sodas , and then delivers it to the residence halls?

you could offer "delivery" for every restaurant in the area, not just the ones that already have drivers
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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:36 PM   #3
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Beer runs.

Too much to drink to drive?
Need more beer/booze at the party?

Call the Beer Bus...we'll deliver for you!
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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:40 PM   #4
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Sell blood and semen?
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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:43 PM   #5
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We thought about the beer run type operation, but there are just too many laws associated with it.
Also, not all of the group is over 21.

The delivery service is a great idea though...

Can't sell blood or semen in my city, only plasma, and that won't net the kind of profits we are looking for.
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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:51 PM   #6
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you could make cool campus/bar/party/frat/* shirts, clothes, etc silk screening is a pretty easy DIY endeavor

how about a wake up service? either via phone/email/txt or for us troublesome oversleeping underachieving types you could go pound on their doors - if you became friendly enough with the Floors RA's you could even get master keys and get access to the sleeping beauties. not sure if you have co-ed floors or whatever so you may have to keep it male/male female/female to actually get to the rooms

note taking for classes, especially the big auditorium intro classes where you could take notes for someone when they get hangovers...
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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:54 PM   #7
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More great ideas. Thanks jb4.

The shirts would be doable.
Wake up service...not so much. All of our buildings on campus are key-card locked.
Note taking is already being done by someone on campus. Lucky bastard.

Sorry if I am shooting ideas down! I know I am asking for help...not trying to be picky.
I just have to figure out what is doable or not.
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Unread 03-30-2010, 03:04 PM   #8
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no worries, I'm just throwing stuff out there - you could still do an email/phone/txt wake up service though

or a breakup service

or how many people have cars on campus? how many parking spots are hourly/timed? you could pull a george costanza and move cars for people so they dont get ticketed/towed (liability would probably be a ***** though)
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Unread 03-30-2010, 03:28 PM   #9
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I am so glad that I am out of school. LOL
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