Cost: $250 to cover snacks and supplies (Payment collected after applications are reviewed and accepted)
TYE Vancouver Program Details
TYE is a Global Program
TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) is a Global Program fostering future generation of entrepreneurs 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 is designed to teach high school students entrepreneurship and leadership skills.
TYE is a TiE Global initiative dedicated to chapters integrating classroom sessions; mentoring and a Startup competition aimed at High School students. Teams compete at the chapter level and winners of those competitions have the opportunity to compete at TYE Global Finals for cash prizes and recognition.
TYE programs take place in over 20 Chapters around the world, Each year, the TYE Global Final Competition is held in a different city every year, adding to the diverse, inclusive and global nature of the Program.
Locations of TYE Global Final Competition (held in mid-June)
2010 : MIT Campus, Boston, Massachusetts
2011 : Cisco Campus, Research Triangle Park, N Carolina
2012 : Atlanta, Georgia
2013 : George Mason University Campus, Washington DC
2014 : Vancouver, Canada
2015 : Atlanta, Georgia
2016 : Portland, Oregon
2017 : Irvine, California
2018 : Arlington, Virginia
2019 : Boston, Massachusetts
About TYE Vancouver
TYE Vancouver, is a premier entrepreneurship program for high school students aged 15 to18. The TYE program has been a great success since its launch in Vancouver back in 2011.
The aim of the TYE program is to provide students in grades 10, 11 and 12 with an entrepreneurial skill set that can be applied to any vocation that they choose to pursue. The leadership team at TYE is of the view that a well-rounded entrepreneur is one that looks for innovative opportunities for change, while being mindful of economics and the community in which they live. At TYE Vancouver, entrepreneurship is viewed as a mindset, one which its leaders think that needs to be fostered in Canada at a young age.
TYE participants gain a strong grounding in the basics of business planning, marketing and sales, finance, manufacturing and operations, commercial law, etc. They also learn about teamwork and leadership as they work in small teams to think of innovative ideas, and develop these ideas into a business concepts supported by a comprehensive business plan. TYE students build confidence through public speaking workshops, and by regularly pitching their ideas to potential customers, suppliers, and financiers in simulated business presentations. TYE is part of TiE Vancouver, a volunteer driven non-profit with a mandate to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs. TiE Vancouver is Talent Ideas and Enterprise. TiE Vancouver is one of 61 chapters around the world across 17 different countries. Globally, TiE supports new business ventures and their commercialization, provides mentorship and professional development, and through its members across the globe and across different industries, facilitates access to business contacts and networks. Just as TiE is global, so is the TYE program; Over 25 cities will convent in Boston for the TYE Global Competition in June 2019. TYE Vancouver had the pleasure to host to the Global Venture Competition in June 2015.
To provide an opportunity for high school student to learn the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship
To Teach fundamental skills of entrepreneurship, of building and running a business
To Promote qualities of risk-taking, leadership skills and innovation
To instill skills and traits of a successful entrepreneur in high school teens
To provides life lessons and learnings that are essential in any walk of life: such as taking ownership, building alliances, seeking help and applying feedback, motivating a team, and working through challenging situations that arise while starting a new business
Classes are held in downtown Vancouver on Saturday morning between 9am and run until 1:30pm. Lunch is provided.
The cost of the program is $250.00 to cover snacks and supplies. (Payment collected after applications are reviewed and accepted)
Students are selected for TYE from a wide range of applicants drawn from schools across the Lower Mainland. For students selected to participate in the program, TYE provides an opportunity to understand and build contacts in the world of business and entrepreneurship, learning directly from successful business people and professionals. Applications open November 29th and close December 31st. Classes Start Jan 12, 2019. Apply Today!
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TiE-Vancouver is a not-for-profit B.C. organization with a mission to foster and support entrepreneurship. TiE as a concept was born spontaneously when a handful of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with roots in the Indian subcontinent met by chance in 1992. Out of that meeting came the idea of an organization that would bring together high achievers for the purpose of networking.
TiE-Vancouver shares the values and philosophy of the TiE organization in California and other parts of the world. The power of networking grows, as the network gets larger. TiE-Vancouver is proud to be the first Canadian chapter of TiE and part of a rapidly growing organization with chapters now sprouting all over the world.
Since its formal inception in 1999, TiE Vancouver, through its base of Charter Members and Associate Members, have already helped finance and grow a number of emerging companies in Vancouver, and continue to collaborate and provide mentorship to entrepreneurs on an ongoing basis. Our membership base contains an impressive pool of diverse and extensive backgrounds across industries such as technology, real estate, manufacturing, retail, venture capital, finance, legal, accounting, business consulting and many more.
TiE holds regular networking and educational events throughout the year, and offers specific Member-only benefits such as through its Venture Facilitation and Mentoring Program, and exclusive Member-only events.
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