TYE (TiE Young entrepreneurs) is a TiE Global initiative dedicated to chapters integrating classroom sessions; mentoring and business plan competition aimed at High School students (grades 9-12). TYE is designed to teach high school students entrepreneurship and leadership skills. The TYE program is designed for a 16 week period which includes classroom instruction, mentoring support for business plan development, and culminates with business plan competition.


To offer a global business plan competition along with structured curriculum, geared to educate and groom high school students as entrepreneurs and future leaders. The curriculum includes mentor-based programs, inspirational talks, hands-on classroom instruction and workshops, conducted by established industry stalwarts to foster innovation, leadership skills, creativity, and self-confidence.

Empower youth worldwide to be entrepreneurial and lead in a dynamic global environment through a unique integrated curriculum that can be modeled to meet local economic and social challenges.

Core Objectives of TYE

  • Encourage Entrepreneurial Mindset from early age and provide insight into Entrepreneurship
  • Develop business plan acumen and communication skills
  • Discover the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship
  • Nurture to be a well-rounded personality with leadership qualities
  • Instill confidence to lead in a global environment
  • Strengthen team building acumen and collaboration amongst participants

Key Modules

  • 16-week program – 8 modules providing insight, followed by 8 weeks of business plan development
  • Monthly meetings including discussions and ‘my story’ sessions
  • Company visits (Technology/Education/Health Care/Media & Entertainment/CleanTech etc)
  • Management teams Business plan competition