Our Impact – Veale Entrepreneurs

OUR IMPACT

View a historical timeline of key events in VYEF’s history and view our impact data on our events and programming across Northeast Ohio.

20122012 Hover

VYEF begins with 8 schools

Veale Venture Challenge (Business Plan Competition Launched)

20142014 Hover

VYEF expands to 14 schools

Veale Pitchfest launched

20152015 Hover

Partnership with JCU begins to Launch Thinkfest

20162016 Hover

VYEF expands to 22 schools

20172017 Hover

VYEF opens up free programs to all Northeast Ohio High Schools

Veale Venture Challenge formally changed to signature thinkBIG! Challenge & Summit

20182018 Hover

Young Women’s Dare to Dream event launched with JCU

20182018 Hover

VYEF initiates support to Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

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VYEF partners with Upcycle Part Shop to launch Upcycle Enterprise

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VYEF collaborates with Sears think[box] at Case Western Reserve University for one-day workshops

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VYEF launches Design Challenge Hackathons in partnership with GiveBackHack

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1,500

The thinkBIG! program has occurred for five years. In that time over 1,500+ students have participated in the thinkBIG! Challenge and over 1,400 students have attended the thinkBIG! Summit.

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53,000

Since inception, the Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum along with our partners has provided well over 53,000+ touchpoints to entrepreneurship for students in the Northeast Ohio region.

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8,600

Over 8,600+ students have participated in entrepreneurship classes.

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21,600

Over 21,600+ students have participated in entrepreneurship events, field trips and guest presentations.

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7,400

Over 7,400+ students have participated in entrepreneurship clubs.