New CYE Application – Now Open

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Winner Lexie Ross and her mentor, Sara Bencomo.

2014 Winner Lexie Ross and her mentor, Sara Bencomo.

Happy New Year Entrepreneurs!

Young Americans is excited to announce that the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs (CYE) business competition application is now live and accepting submissions. Young Americans knows that Colorado is full of brilliant, creative, hardworking young people running their own businesses and we think that’s worth celebrating. The application has been carefully considered and updated this year to better highlight your amazing business narratives to the judges.

Have you ever wanted your business reviewed by adult educators, professionals, and entrepreneurs who will give you feedback that will help you grow and flourish? Every applicant receives comprehensive consideration and feedback by distinguished leaders in the community who serve as judges.  The winning business in each category receives $1,000 and is paired with an adult business mentor. Last year our winners and mentors created amazing bonds and are brainstorming ways to grow their companies. Two finalists in each age category are awarded $250. The deadline to complete an application is July 3, 2015.

Winners and finalists will be announced and showcased at the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs event on September 24, 2015.

If you need help or some inspiration at any point during the application process, you can check out, our platform just for young entrepreneurs.  Any other questions please contact Maura McInerney at or 303-320-3213.

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