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YEA! Macon

August 07, 2017

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a cutting-edge program that takes students ages 11 to 18 through the process of starting and launching a real business or social movement over the course of an academic year. 

Throughout the class, students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of investors and actually launch and run their own real, legal, fully-formed companies and social movements. Complete with dynamic guest speakers from the local business community and exciting behind-the-scenes trips to local companies, the fun, projects-based YEA! approach empowers students to take charge of their futures in a profound way.

No business experience is needed-just creativity, enthusiasm, dedication and lots of effort.  The program runs from October 2017-May 2018 on Tuesdays from 4:30-7:30 at Mercer University's Innovation Center.

Scholarships for YEA! are available and the application deadline is August 31st, 2017.

If you would like to learn more about YEA! visit them on Facebook or online HERE

 


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