The Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) provides a variety of entrepreneurial skills (Classroom instruction, workshops/seminars and mentorship opportunities) to young adults, including high school students, between the ages of 14 and 27 throughout the Bay Area.

The Youth Entrepreneurship Program offers fast-track Entrepreneurship certificate programs in four areas: General Entrepreneurship, Automotive Technology, Cosmetology and Early Childhood Education. More certificates are currently being developed.

YEP conducts bi-annual business plan competitions for college students. Participants submit real-world business plans and compete for seed money to start their business.

YEP features:

  • Business Plan Competitions
  • Seminar and Workshops
  • Extreme Entrepreneurship Tours
  • In-house business coaching
  • One-on-on business counseling