Newsletters

NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 2019

Due to the recent cold days, we’re giving your students more time to finish and submit their video entries. Entering is easy! Students think of an idea, film themselves pitching the idea, and complete the entry form on our website. Students have the chance to win cash, Indians tickets, and […]

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NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2019

Teen Pitch Tank has a new name – Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge! The key components are the same – high school students think of a business idea, create a 60-90 second video pitching the idea on camera, and upload their video to our website. The challenge runs until February 20. Click here […]

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NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2018

635 students entered our K-8 video pitch competition. We were blown away by the quality and creativity of the pitches this year. Thank you to everyone who voted and to our wonderful judges! Click here to see the winning pitches. The key components are the same – high school students […]

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NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER 2018

The fourth annual Enspire Conference, sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation, welcomed more than 500 educators from across the United States on November 2-3. Teachers from public and private schools, school administrators, program directors, and non-profit professionals from as far as Italy, California, and Texas were inspired by our wonderful […]

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NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 2018

Greg Malkin and Jill Makee were on WKYC talking about Young Entrepreneur Institute and the values of learning entrepreneurship at a young age. Check out the interview here! Registration for the 2018 Selling Bee is open! Selling Bee is a video pitch competition for K-8 students in Northeast Ohio. Teachers can register […]

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NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2018

Kick off the school year at this month’s Educator Retreat! Learn about entrepreneurial curriculum and programing for your classroom. The program will feature a professional development workshop, entrepreneurship education updates, networking and a light dinner. We are offering the same content on two days and in two locations – Mon., […]

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NEWSLETTER – MAY 2018

Join us Wednesday, June 13 from 8am-1pm for a FREE Workshop at Central Catholic High School. Workshop includes breakfast & lunch. The goal of this training is to help community members and educators develop skills and confidence with leading business and entrepreneurship experiences for students. Curriculum and tools will be […]

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LEMONADE DAY NORTHEAST OHIO 2018

Interactive Workshop Our interactive workshop illustrated a way to teach cost of goods sold (COGS) and profit margin to students in fifth grade and up. The activity, titled Lemonade Pricing Activity is described in Teaching Resources [link], available to you in our Google drive of YEI Partner Resources [link]. This […]

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NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2018

Innovator Competition – April 26 Open to high school students with an interest in starting or expanding a business. Students don’t need a business background to compete – they just need motivation, passion and a good idea. Click here for more information. LIVE Teen Pitch Tank – April 30 Young […]

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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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