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NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2018

The third annual Teen Pitch Tank high school video pitch competition is nearing completion. There were over 500 student entries from 58 high schools across Northeast Ohio. Twenty finalists are rallying friends and family to vote for their videos at teenpitchtank.com. Voting is open through Tuesday, March 13 at 11:59pm. […]

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NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 2018

Seats are available for grades 5-12 to attend Krystal Persaud’s afternoon presentation from 1-2pm on Wednesday, April 11 at University School’s Shaker Heights campus. Krystal is the Director of Product Design at littleBits, a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. The program is free and bus transportation reimbursement is available. […]

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NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2018

Seats are available for grades 5-12 to attend Krystal Persaud’s afternoon presentation from 1-2pm on Wednesday, April 11 at University School’s Shaker Heights campus. Krystal is the Director of Product Design at littleBits, a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. The program is free and bus transportation reimbursement is available. […]

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Entrepreneurial Foundation – Smart Business – January 29, 2018

Greg Malkin, director of YEI, offered his insights on the importance of introducing students to entrepreneurial thinking: “Entrepreneurship education and real-world experiences position a young person for success, whether they become an entrepreneur or not. Entrepreneurship teaches important life skills, including financial literacy and public speaking, but also stimulates a […]

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NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2017

Join us after work on Thursday, January 18 for our High School Educator Retreat from 4:30-6:30pm at University School’s Hunting Valley Campus. The retreat will feature a creativity workshop, program updates, networking and dinner. All educators who teach or want to learn about entrepreneurship education are welcome to attend. Click […]

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We the People – WKYC – November 24, 2017

The Young Entrepreneur Market offers students real-world experience selling their products, in person, to the public. Here now to tell us more are the Executive Director of the Young Entrepreneur Institute Greg Malkin and two young business owners, Josh and Ananya. Click here to watch the clip! Info: YoungEntrepreneurInstitute.org HappyThoughtsCandlesCo.com […]

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NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER 2017

The third annual Enspire Conference, sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation, welcomed 375 educators on November 3-4. Teachers from public and private schools, school administrators, program directors and non-profit professionals were inspired by speakers from Stanford University design school, John Carroll University and the philanthropic start-up Donors Choose. Friday afternoon’s […]

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We the People – WKYC – November 10, 2017

The Young Entrepreneur Institute hosted an Enspire Conference, that was recently held in Cleveland. Teachers and Educators at the conference, not only enhanced their skills and creativity, but also received money from DonorsChoose which enables educators to bring a classroom’s dreams to life. Executive Director of Young Entrepreneur Institute Greg […]

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NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 2017

Through an ongoing partnership with WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas, there is a monthly radio feature called Start-Up Kids which gives students from Northeast Ohio the chance to tell their entrepreneurial stories. This month, WCPN aired a special segment featuring four student entrepreneurs, one entrepreneurship teacher and Greg Malkin, founder […]

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