Celebrating Colorado’s Top Youth Entrepreneurs
Make plans to join us Thursday, October 7, 2021 for this annual business competition and fundraiser that supports financial literacy education and experiential entrepreneurship learning opportunities that reach nearly 70,000 youth every year!
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.
Highlights from 2020 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars
The 2020 event is available on demand at the link below. Watch emcee Gregg Moss who is joined by our three esteemed Presenting Mentors:
- Jena Hausmann, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital Colorado
- Bob and Judi Newman
- Raju Patel, Denver Market Leader, Bank of America
These business leaders will mentor the three winning young entrepreneurs including one who runs a business with over $1 million in cumulative sales. This group of kids is ready for business!
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