World Denver at YAB

World Denver Students Experience Entrepreneurship with YouthBiz

Anna Leer Classes + Camps, General, YouthBiz Leave a Comment

This month, Young American’s YouthBiz teamed up with World Denver. High school age students from Africa learned about the entrepreneurial process. Students who had never worked together joined as a team to create a product or service.  All groups created services or products to help serve their community back home. Students thought of a problem and worked together in small …

Birdcall Social Distance Fundraising

Social Distance Fundraising

Janet Redwine Donate, General, Get Involved, International Towne, Young AmeriTowne, YouthBiz Leave a Comment

Dine at Birdcall to support hands-on financial education! All day on Monday, May 25, 25% of all food and beverage purchases at Birdcall go to Young Americans Center for Financial Education, home of Young AmeriTowne, International Towne and YouthBiz! Customers must use the promotion code denverlove. Order Birdcall online for curbside or in-store pick-up.  Or, place an order in-store at …

YouthBiz Marketplace

Get Ready for Great Gifts!

Stacy Winner Events, YouthBiz Leave a Comment

This weekend we have our Marketplace Success Strategies Workshop, which means that YouthBiz Marketplace will be here before you know it!  This is a free class we offer at Young Americans before each YouthBiz Marketplace to help business owners make a plan to be as successful as possible during the actual event.  In this class we talk about: about customer …


Beat from the Branch: The Pigs are Back!

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Guess who’s back? Back again?! The pigs are back, tell your friends! Yes indeed, you heard that right!  Young Americans Bank has decided once again to host our summer scavenger hunt “Pigs Around Town” for the brand new Belmar Branch in Lakewood. Come spend the day in the Belmar shopping center and earn FREE MONEY for the summer! All you …

Sienna Lee meets YouthBiz Star Lily Blessing

Rookie entrepreneur inspired by YouthBiz Star

Janet Redwine YouthBiz Leave a Comment

Last Saturday’s YouthBiz Marketplace was Sienna Lee’s first, but you would never know it.  At her booth for Bloom Bottles, Sienna looked the part of an accomplished salesperson enthusiastically promoting her reclaimed art.  The nine-year-old business owner paused just long enough to share the story of her business and her inspiration. Sienna first became an entrepreneur after she attended the …

YouthBiz panelists at Women's Entrepreneurship Day

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Colorado-Youth Panel

Maite Wantwadi YouthBiz Leave a Comment

Did you know that in the US, 38% of new businesses are founded by women?  To celebrate this accomplishment, Wendy Diamond founded Women’s Entrepreneurship Day in 2013.  It’s mission is to empower, support, and celebrate women and girls in business worldwide.  Now celebrated in 144 countries, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day events occurred in Colorado for the first time last weekend, and Young …

Spring Shopping Starts!

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Just in time to shop for Mother’s Day and graduation, Young Americans is hosting our annual Spring Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace. This unique event kicks off spring with more than 50 youth businesses showcasing their products. Come with the whole family to shop from these entrepreneurs, ages 6 to 21. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday, April 18 – Denver 3550 …

Getting the Most from Speed Mentoring

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Ingredients: Young entrepreneurs Two hours on a Saturday A cohort of accomplished Denver professionals dedicated to their community The incredible AmeriTowne location known to 5th graders all over Colorado Directions: Mix well on Saturday, February 21st “Mentoring is to support and encourage people to manage their own learning in order that they may maximize their potential, develop their skills, improve their …

A Visit from Iraqi Entrepreneurs

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Young Americans has been thrilled to host international guests from the Iraqi “Strengthening an Entrepreneurial Culture” group, organized by the International Visitor Leadership Program, facilitated by WorldDenver in Denver, CO, for the last two years. The International Visitor Leadership Program is an initiative of the United States Department of State that would not be possible without the volunteer time and …