NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2016

CELEBRATE YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP ON APRIL 13

Join us at University School on April 13 for the eighth annual Celebration of Youth Entrepreneurship. The keynote speaker is Andrew Yang, Founder and CEO of Venture for America and author of Smart People Should Build Things. Andrew will discuss building the next generation of entrepreneurs and his entrepreneurial journey at the following times:

– 10:00-11:00am presentation to high school students
– 1:15-2:15pm presentation to middle school students
– 7:00-8:00pm keynote open to the public followed by Young Entrepreneur Market

There are a limited amount of seats available for schools during the morning and afternoon presentations. The program is free and bus transportation reimbursement is available.

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FANTASTIC SELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

Entrovation, the entrepreneurship and innovation expo organized by Beachwood High School and the City of Beachwood, will add a young entrepreneur section this year. We are recruiting middle school and high school entrepreneurs to participate in the event on Saturday, April 30 from 11am-6pm. This is an excellent opportunity for budding entrepreneurs and business owners to sell to the public. The event anticipates 5,000 attendees. Spots are limited and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. Find out more here and contact Reka Barabas rbarabas@us.edu with questions or to register.

BELIEVE IN OHIO GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 2

Believe in Ohio runs a STEM Commercialization and STEM Business Plan Competition that recognizes students with cash awards and scholarships to Ohio colleges and universities. They also provide grants to schools that hold local competitions. Apply for a grant to support your local school competition. Grant funds are available for cash prizes, as well as classroom support related to the Believe in Ohio program – including supplies, equipment, curricular programs, club meeting expenses, student recognition, transportation and field trips. Visit Believe in Ohio for more information about the program. For questions, contact Lynn Elfner at believeinohio@ohiosci.org or John Klipfell at jklipefell1@aol.com.