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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 ...
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Create a Business Plan Workshop SPRING

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Ages: 6-21 Format: Live, In Person Session facilitated by trained staff members 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 ...
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2021 YouthBiz Holiday Marketplace

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Find great holiday gifts while supporting young entrepreneurs ages 6-21. The YouthBiz Holiday 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 everyone on your shopping list! Mark your calendar!
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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner: Andrew Kurtz

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Andrew Kurtz (age 16) is the owner of A Designs, and winner of the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 16-21 Age Category. Andrew Kurtz of A Designs, Age 16, Winner of YouthBiz Stars 16-21 age category Andrew has faced some major health challenges in recent years, so two years ago he started making cards to distract himself and fill the ...
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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner: Hannah Doolittle

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Hannah Doolittle of Simply Denver Soap Co., Age 13, Winner of YouthBiz Stars 12-15 age category Hannah Doolittle (age 13) is the owner of Simply Denver Soap Co., LLC and winner of the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 12-15 Age Category. Pre-pandemic, sales of Hannah’s all-natural handmade soap were primarily in-person. When those sales opportunities dried up due to COVID, ...
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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner: Tuff Glasmann

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Tuff Glasmann (age 8) is the owner of Tuff's Ranch and winner of the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 6-11 Age Category. Tuff Glasmann of Tuff's Ranch, age 8, winner of 2021 YouthBiz Stars 6-11 age category As long as Tuff can remember, he always wanted to be a farmer. At the age of three years, his appetite geared only ...

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 ...

YouthBiz StartUp Stays Strong South of the Border

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YouthBiz StartUp Mexico Participants Smile for the Camera Since 2018, YouthBiz has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Baja California del Sur (BGCBCS) in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, providing YouthBiz programming in Spanish to local youth, 2-3 times per year.  On Saturday, September 18, 2021, BGCBCS held their virtual YouthBiz StartUp pitch competition through Zoom with 30 eager ...