TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE)
Foster the next generation of leaders by creating a new learning environment where high school ages participants can experiment, build resilience, and collaborate to create productive and successful pathways for personal and professional goals.
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.
To build resilient and collaborative entrepreneurs to meet local economic and social change
TiE Young Entrepreneurs(TYE) is an exciting and challenging program designed to help high-school students develop business acumen and realize the rewards of entrepreneurship through a combination of instructor led and mentor facilitated sessions. The teams employee design thinking approach to ideate on product or service they would like to bring to the market place. Working under the mentorship of industry leaders they validate their ideas with customers by building prototypes, develop go to market strategies and financial plans. Towards the end of the program, the teams compete at the regional level for cash awards totaling $5,000. The regional winner go on to compete at the global competition for cash awards totaling $10,000.
This is a very competitive program and students are expected to commit at least 3-4 hours per week for the 6-7 month duration of the program.
|October||Business Model Overview|
|November||Research & Insights|
|November||Ideate using Design Thinking|
|December||Customer & Market Validation|
|December||Market Placement and Promotion|
|January||Setup and Scale Operations|
|TBD||TiE Global Competition|
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