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CYE Finalists 2015

By: Jody Phillips Published: August 13th, 2015
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Young Americans Center is excited to announce the finalists for this year’s Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs (CYE) business competition!  After carefully reviewing all of the applications, our judges have narrowed the field down to just three finalists in each of… Read the rest

Youth Biz Summer Forum

By: Maura McInerney Published: August 6th, 2015
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On Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 the graduation and business forum for the summer class of Aspiring Entrepreneurs (AE) and Emerging Entrepreneurs (EE) took place at YouthBiz in Five Points. Two classrooms full of AEs set up displays and also had… Read the rest

Shark Tank at Excel Academy

By: Maura McInerney Published: May 21st, 2015

Young Americans provided guidance and curriculum support to Excel Academy’s Entrepreneurship Enrichment Class this semester.  After five months of hard work, we witnessed the development of the students’ business ideas and presentation skills when they gave their final pitches during… Read the rest

Spring Marketplace Recap

By: Maura McInerney Published: April 30th, 2015

Young Americans Center for Financial Education was transformed into a shopper’s dream last weekend for our Spring Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace. We hosted a variety of businesses with owners between the ages of 6-21. We were thrilled to see returning businesses… Read the rest