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Refreshing. Delightful. Lemonade!

By: Katie Payer Published: May 13th, 2013
There is always a wide variety of lemonade flavors during the Best Tasting Contest.

It’s that time of year again.  Every spring, thousands of youngsters break out the water pitcher and sugar jar, drag out the card table, design a sign, and start selling lemonade.  It’s time for Lemonade Day Denver! A great partnership… Read the rest



Encouraging Entrepreneurs, Finding Founders, Browsing for Businesses

By: Ellory Eggermont Published: May 9th, 2013
The Sweet Bee Sisters show off their finalist check during the 2012 Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs.

Show me the money Every year, Young Americans gives away more than $1,800. This year, we’ll be giving away more than $3,500! That money is given as cash prizes to the winners and finalists of our youth business competition, the… Read the rest





Showing Off

By: Katie Payer Published: April 15th, 2013
High school students at TEDxYouth@MileHigh wrote their business ideas on flip charts around the exhibit space.

On Friday, two of our young entrepreneurs exhibited at TEDxYouth@MileHigh.  This event, part of the TEDxMileHigh series, offered engaging exhibits and inspiring talks for 2,000 high school students. In case you’re not familiar with TED, know that it’s a great… Read the rest





Building a Business from the Ground Up

By: Cheryl Prendeville Published: March 11th, 2013
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On Saturday, ambitious current and future business owners gathered in one place to learn from each other, discuss best practices, ask questions, brainstorm, and share successes. This was the Business Building Workshop and it kicked off a season of free… Read the rest