Youth Entrepreneurship

The Youth Entrepreneur’s Academy is helps youth ages 16 -24 develop a concept, focus their talents, and implement plans to develop a business.  This Academy provides a strong foundation for long-term educational and career pursuits.   


Access Microenterprise Program for Youth

Access helps youth ages 16-24 who want to become entrepreneurs develop business concepts, focus on their talents, and implement plans to develop a business.  Entrepreneurship training skills can help youth overcome barriers and discover new opportunities by learning the basics of business, developing a business idea, developing a financial plan, communication and public speaking, and participate in a business pitch competition.  This program is for low-income city of San Diego residents.      


Young Entrepreneurs Academy

In partnership with the Council for Supplier Diversity, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy’s mission is to increase economic opportunity in under-served communities.  They are taught the key fundamental structures, business plan development, industry knowledge and system models that will give them a jumpstart.  All participants will start a micro-business to gain real experience in developing a business plan, raising capital and managing a business. 

The Academy focuses on:

  • Empowerment

  • Mentoring and Leadership Development

  • Education

  • Internship Opportunities

For more information, contact us.