THE TYE PROGRAM

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) is a global program dedicated to fostering future generations of industry leaders by teaching high school students the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur. TYE is an “Entrepreneurship Academy,” where student teams utilize modern skills and tools to build a concept using customer feedback, iteration, and lightweight business models.

TYE Mission: To Inspire, challenge and empower high school students to become the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Any 9th -12th grade student interested in entrepreneurship, STEM, or business may apply to participate!

EACH STUDENT
PARTICIPANT HAS
THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Build a real startup with a team
  • Participate in a rigorous business curriculum
  • Develop confidence and leadership skills
  • Learn directly from startup founders and industry experts
  • Collaborate with other students passionate about STEM
  • Connect with a dedicated mentor who will coach their team
  • Participate in Global workshops
  • Compete for cash prizes or seed funding at the TYE Global Competition

TYE COMMUNITY

The TYE Program engages an entire community of volunteers – Parents, Educators, Mentors, Inspirational speakers, Serial entrepreneurs, Student Alumni and Partners. The community has one goal, which is to educate and prepare our students to become the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

CURRICULUM BASICS

  • Introduction to
    Entrepreneurship
  • Bugs and
    Passions
  • Customer Empathy
    & Design Thinking
  • Rapid
    Prototyping
  • Skill Assessment
    and Team Building
  • Startup
    Math
  • Lean
    Canvas
  • Presentation
    Skills
  • Marketing and
    Revenue Generation
  • Product-Market
    Fit
  • Creative
    Thinking

If you believe that entrepreneurship is the future of most employment, then your high school kid should begin the TYE Program. Great program exposing high school kids to entrepreneurship skills and mentors. Sherri Douville, CEO at Medigram It’s an incredible program. I sure wish that I was a part of such a program when I was in high school.. if I had been – it wouldn’t have taken me 11 years after college to start my first company. Jason Jacobs, CEO of Runkeeper

TYE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE

Tariq Khan

TiE Global Board of Trustees
TiE New York

Shashi Jain

TYE Global Curriculum Director
TiE Oregon

Reena Gupta

TiE Silicon Valley
 

Viiveck Verma

TiE Hyderabad
 

Kanchana Raman

TiE Atlanta
 

TiE GLOBAL TEAM

Vijay Menon

Executive Director
TiE Global

Mohini Suchanti

Program Manager
TiE Global

IMPACT

TYE has been preparing the next generation of leaders for over 15 years. The program has impacted over 15,000 high school children, including many from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds, since its inception in Boston in 2005. It provides a stepping stone for students to develop a growth mindset and experience the startup world.

More than a workshop,
an entrepreneurial experience

TYE is dedicated to fostering the next generation of leaders by creating a new learning environment where high school aged participants can experiment, build resilience, and collaborate to create more productive and successful pathways to their personal and professional goals.

100%

report increase
of teamwork
skills

97%

report
increased ability
to lead

100%

report
increased
confidence

90%

report TYE influenced
their decision to pursue
a career path in STEM

40%

report TYE inspired
them to start their
own company

TiE GLOBAL

tye@tie.org
3964 Rivermark Plaza
#113, Santa Clara, CA, 95054
USA