Founded in 2004 at the University of Rochester with support from the Kauffman Foundation, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking and exciting program that transforms local middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Through the year-long program, students in grades 6-12 generate business ideas, conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to a panel of investors, and launch their very own companies. APPLY HERE.
Applications Due September 30, 2022
Interviews for Participation, the first two weeks in October 2022
Class Begins, October 2022
CEO Round Table - Spring 2023
Investor Panel - Spring 2023
Graduation - Spring 2023