OUR PROGRAMS

2020/2021 Programs Date and TimeLocationLearn MoreRegister

Stock Market Challenge

December 3, 2020Virtual
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This high energy event is designed to simulate the excitement of a real-life trading floor.

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thinkBIG! Challenge

Challenge Competition

Closing December 30, 2020

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Online business plan competition open to all high school students (in NE Ohio). Semifinalists attend Executive Coaching Day; Final 4 teams compete @ thinkBIG! Summit.

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thinkBIG! Summit

March 2, 2021Virtual
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In the past the thinkBIG! Summit has been presented as a full-day conference on the campus of Case Western Reserve University with approximately 400 guests in attendance. For the safety of our guests we have decided to go virtual this time, but we plan to return to the conference format in March 2022.

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Postponed Programs

Educator Workshop 

Educator workshops are targeted to high school educators to network and collaborate on specific academic entrepreneur topics.

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Dare To Dream Retreat

This Retreat will leverage entrepreneurship to instill confidence, empower vulnerability, and enable young women to take one step toward their dream.

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Design Challenge Hackathon

Students will work in teams to do user validation, develop a business model and create a prototype. On the second day of the session, teams will pitch what they built to the community and judges, with prizes awarded to winning teams.

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Completed Programs

Upcycle Innovation Session

The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is partnering with Upcycle Parts Shop, a leader in sustainable arts and crafts supplies, to present a unique, engaging hybrid mini-hackathon model.

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Thinkfest Ideation Workshop

Thinkfest is designed to drive high school students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset by developing and pitching business ideas.

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All VYEF programs are available free of charge. Educators may register for VYEF events electronically through the website with availability based on a first come first served basis. Certain programs are targeted to specific audiences and schools. Limited grants for transportation expenses are available to non-VYEF schools.

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