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April: Classes and Celebrations

By: Amanda Krische Published: March 20th, 2014
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April is Financial Literacy Month, which means it’s always really busy around Young Americans.  We have so  many fun and exciting ways to get involved at our building and to take the lessons home with you.  Although everything is free,… Read the rest







Denver Startup Week + Carboard = Virtual Gloves (What?)

By: Maura McInerney Published: September 26th, 2013
The Smart Binder was a hit!

On Tuesday, September 17, four different youth entrepreneur groups brought together more than 60 people to host a competition around design thinking and rapid prototyping.  This youth-focused event during Denver Startup Week was called the Competitive Idea Lab.  It started… Read the rest



Announcing the 2013 CYE Winners

By: Katie Payer Published: September 12th, 2013
Ingrid and Anders Martinson were paired up with Kristy Taddonio Mullins of Mile Hi Specialty Foods.

We are so pleased to announce the winners of our 2013 youth business competition, the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs!  For the first time this year we hosted an “Affiliated Category,” which solicited applicants from larger groups, like high schools, scout… Read the rest



Make Denver Startup Week a Youthful Experience

By: Maura McInerney Published: September 5th, 2013
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September is full of entrepreneurial activities and events!  We’ll jump from our youth business competition awards straight into Denver Startup Week.  There are two fantastic events that are kid-friendly and bound to draw big crowds.  Join us for one or… Read the rest





Getting to Play Around

By: Amanda Krische Published: June 10th, 2013
One of four brand-new kiosks where students can check account balances and order personalized gifts.

Schools have finished coming through our programs for the year.  Summer camp hasn’t yet started.  This is the time when we unveil changes to the various programs and upgrade any new shops in Young AmeriTowne and countries in International Towne…. Read the rest