Celebrating Colorado’s Top Youth Entrepreneurs
Make plans to join us online, Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 6:00pm, for Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars! This annual business competition and fundraiser supports financial literacy education and experiential entrepreneurship learning opportunities that reach nearly 70,000 youth every year.
Sponsorships are available! Contact Betsy Sklar, Vice President of Development, for more information at 303-320-3245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Applications – Apply and WIN!
Are you looking to take your business to the next level? YouthBiz Star winners can earn up to $5,000! Applications for the 2020 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition are now closed. The application period will re-open in winter, 2021.
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 to the 2020 finalists:
2020 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Business Competition Sponsors
Jena Hausmann, President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Robert and Judi Newman
Raju Patel, Denver Market Leader, Bank of America
Foundation Circle Members
American Furniture Warehouse
Bank of Colorado
Colorado Lending Source
The Colorado Trust
Community Banks of Colorado
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
The DaVita Village