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A Twist on the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs

By: Maura McInerney Published: September 22nd, 2014
The CYE 2014 Finalists and Winners gather before the event begins.

For the 13th year in a row, Young Americans just selected the top youth business owners in the state.  The annual Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs took place during Denver Startup Week, and there were several new elements this year that made… Read the rest



The Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs Is Almost Here

By: Maura McInerney Published: September 1st, 2014
The 2013 finalists and winners celebrate at the event last year.  Who will win this year?

It’s that time of year again! Summer is winding down, kids are going back to school, but don’t be too sad….because it time for The Celebration of Young Entrepreneurs!  Take a moment to appreciate what these young people are doing… Read the rest







Entrepreneur Success: Sweet Bee Sisters

By: Maura McInerney Published: March 10th, 2014
The Sweet Bee Sisters show off their check as finalists in 2012.

Last September, we recognized many different entrepreneurs and businesses for their amazing work and business acumen.  Lily, Sophie, and Chloe Warren of Sweet Bee Sisters have been running their business for several years.  They create fantastic lip balm and lotions… Read the rest



An Alumni Perspective

By: Katie Payer Published: February 6th, 2014
Kalen was on the 2007-2008 Youth Advisory Board (front row, fourth from left).

Kalen Acquisto was a long-time participant in everything Young Americans.  From an early age, she held a bank account and participated in a variety of classes and activities.  As a Program Associate at the El Pomar Foundation, Kalen is expanding… Read the rest



Entrepreneur Success: Peetz Perks

By: Katie Payer Published: February 3rd, 2014
The students of Peetz Perks are open for business.

  In September 2013, Peetz Perks became the first winner of the new “Affiliated Category” in the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs business competition. Young Americans created this category to recognize the many businesses started by large groups, schools, scout troops,… Read the rest