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Demo Day videos
Visit The Branch's YouTube channel to watch a variety of videos shot during the program's Demo Day events:

The Branch Academy
A summer 2017 session will launch this new program for high school juniors and seniors:
Press release: High school juniors, seniors invited to participate in The Branch Academy

Spring 2018 cohort
A preview of the Demo Day to be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018:
WSAW Newschannel 7: 'Skills accelerator' academy proposes solutions to Wisconsin business' shortfalls

Spring 2017 cohort
The spring 2017 cohort began with a kickoff event on Saturday, February 25:
Daily Herald Media: The Branch seeks college students, mentors

Fall 2016 cohort
A Demo Day held on Friday, December 9, 2016 wrapped up the fall cohort's project:
Daily Herald Media: NTC students help churches draw millennials

Media event unveils The Branch

The Branch was unveiled during a media event held on Monday, April 11, 2016.
Review coverage from the local media:
550 AM WSAU: NTC to start new business classes | Listen
Daily Herald Media: Entrepreneurs get new boon in Wausau
Merrill Foto News: Church Mutual donation to nurture IT innovation at NTC
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wausau skills program takes a page from The Commons
WAOW Newsline 9: Big donation funds new business program at Northcentral Technical College
WJFW Newswatch 12: On a limb: "The Branch" offers unique connection between northcentral Wisconsin college students, area business opportunities
WJFW Newswatch 12: Chamber's Aaron Kapellusch discusses The Branch on 'Up North'
WSAW NewsChannel 7: "The Branch" launches to keep young professionals in the region

Inside The Branch -
Season one
The Branch's spring 2018 session is documented in the first in this series of three videos. Inside The Branch offers insights on the program from students involved in the session.
Video series produced by Hue Yang (December 2017 graduate of The Branch)

WJFW Newswatch 12's Up North at 4: