Presented by CoBank
Plan to join us on Thursday, October 4, 2018 for Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars, an annual business competition and gala which highlights the important work Young Americans is doing to bring financial literacy education and experiential entrepreneurship learning opportunities to over 64,000 youth every year.
- Seawell Grand Ballroom, Denver Center for the Performing Arts
- Reception and Young Entrepreneur Trade Show 5:30pm
- Dinner & Awards Ceremony 6:30pm-8:30pm
Business attire requested.
Distinguished YouthBiz Stars Mentors
Young Americans is honored to have the support of many esteemed leaders of the business community who recognize and encourage the next generation of business owners in Colorado through this event. Past Mentors include:
- Michael Barkin, Vail Resorts
- Matthew Burkett, The Flyfisher Group
- Linda Enstrom, Enstrom’s Candy
- John Hickenlooper, Governor
- Traci Lounsbury, Workplace ELEMENTS
- John Malone, Liberty Media
- Curt Richardson, OtterBox
- Maureen Tarrant Fitzgerald, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s
- Kent Thiry, DaVita
Congratulations 2017 YouthBiz Stars!
Young Americans Center for Financial Education hosted the 2017 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars youth business competition awards ceremony and gala on October 5 at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the DCPA. This event, sponsored by CoBank, marked 16 years of recognizing outstanding young entrepreneurs in Colorado.
Three winning businesses received $1,000 and a pairing with a Presenting Mentor, a leader from the Denver business community committed to encouraging the next generation of business owners in Colorado:
Two finalists in each age category were also recognized: