Shop over 60 youth-owned businesses at the YouthBiz Marketplace!

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On December 3rd, 2022, Young Americans Center for Financial Education will host its annual YouthBiz Holiday Marketplace from 10am-2pm.  This is a fantastic opportunity for young business owners between the ages of 6-21 to sell their products to customers.  This year, YouthBiz can safely return to pre-pandemic levels are pleased to host over 60 different youth businesses. The YouthBiz Marketplace ...

2022 YouthBiz Spring Marketplace

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Find great gifts while supporting young entrepreneurs ages 6-21. The YouthBiz Spring Marketplace is the ultimate buy-local, feel-good shopping experience. 40+ young business owners will be selling their handmade products – beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more – unique gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, and more!  

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Great Businesses Doing Good Workshop

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Ages: 8-21 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: Join us for this social enterprise-themed workshop, featuring three socially minded businesses in the Denver community.  Learn why running a social enterprise is good for your community, your customers, and your bottom line by interacting directly with prominent business leaders.  We’ll also learn how to start your social ...
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UPDATED DATE! What’s After Marketplace Workshop

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UPDATED DATE! Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: Calling all up-and-coming entrepreneurs!  If you participated in the YouthBiz Marketplace in the last year and had a great time, but are wondering, “What’s Next?” this session is for you!  In this interactive workshop, participants will get some actionable tools and tricks so they can keep making ...
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Create a Business Plan Workshop FALL

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Ages: 8-18 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: If you’ve always wanted to own a business but weren’t sure how to start, this workshop is for you!  During this one-day workshop, participants will work their way through creating a real-life business plan!  No need to even have an idea—we will help you with that!  Participants will get ...
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Spooky Sweets: DIY Candy Apples Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Come satisfy your sweet tooth with a classic candy apple treat! Whether or not you have experience making these tasty treats, this is a great workshop to get creative with many flavor possibilities! Participants will be able to test out old favorites, brainstorm new combinations and discover ...
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Intro to Candle Making Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: It’s hard to beat the warmth and atmosphere created by a well-crafted candle, and in this interactive workshop, students will have the opportunity to make their own wax candles.  Participants will explore the basics of wax-and-wick candles as well as learn tips for making scented and specially ...
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Business Idea Challenge Workshop

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Ages: 6-12   Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Description: If you love Shark Tank, this workshop is for you!  In this session, participants will go through several fun activities to generate their next big idea!  We’ll then put together an entertaining business pitch to “sell” ideas to our panel of judges.  The most creative and innovative idea, as ...
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Cupcake Crafting Workshop–FULL

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Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Calling all bakers and chefs!  Whether you have an established baking business or have a goal to start a bakery, this is the workshop to have fun in the kitchen!  Participants will think creatively about flavor combinations, frosting and glaze options, and decorative pieces for their very ...

Light CO2 Wins Youth Pitch Challenge at Denver Startup Week

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The week of October 4-8 was Denver Startup Week, a celebration of everything entrepreneurial and the largest free event of its kind.  Over the past five years, YouthBiz has worked to provide entrepreneurial sessions involving young entrepreneurs to the Denver startup community.  This year’s sessions included a young maker panel that discussed digital marketing and a youth pitch competition featuring ...