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 student, 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

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    TiE GLOBAL

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