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Year two of 50 Cent-backed G-Unity Foundation means big business for HISD students

Last school year saw the launch of the G-Unity Business Lab, backed by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and his foundation, at three HISD high schools.

Now in year two, the program has expanded to additional schools.

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G-Unity Business Lab students compete in inaugural Hustle Tank event

The 60 students from Kashmere, Wheatley, and Worthing High Schools that make up the G-Unity Business Lab competed in the inaugural Hustle Tank event on Tuesday, May 25, at University of Houston’s Cullen Performance Hall.

The competition is set up much like the TV show Shark Tank. Throughout the school year, the students created business plans for their companies, collaborated with coaches and mentors, and prepared pitches for the Hustle Tank judges, including rapper and G-Unity Founder, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.

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