According to the National Youth Employment Coalition, youth employment is at a 60-year low. Making sure our kids have a fighting chance is top priority. While some kids vie for summer jobs, Building Young Entrepreneurs will put them to work for themselves. Through our summer program and young entrepreneur marketplace, BYE is investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Our goal is to sponsor 5 kids for camp this summer.
Join the movement and support the dreams of our youth. We are seeking sponsors to provide tuition scholarships for deserving youth for this summer’s program. Additional ways you can participate in the program is through volunteering to do a one hour session to speak with students about business, serving as a panelist for the business pitch, or simply passing the information along to others.
When she was just five years old, Lakeitha Grey started her first business – taking the cookies her mother bought for her and her sister and repackaging them to sell to the kids in her neighborhood. A lifelong entrepreneur, Lakeitha has went on to run a few small businesses throughout her academic career, before transitioning […]
Join Building Young Entrepreneurs for Shark Bait – the end of summer camp business pitch event where you’re the shark. Hear an idea you like? You can invest on the spot. No amount is too small or too big. Proceeds will go towards the kids’ business start-up expenses. Special guests include Beau Shell, 10-year old entrepreneur […]
According to the National Youth Employment Coalition, youth employment is at a 60-year low. While some kids vie for summer jobs, Building Young Entrepreneurs will put them to work for themselves. Building Young Entrepreneurs (BYE) is a program for middle school students created to recruit and train the next generation of entrepreneurs. During the 8-week […]