About TYE Boot Camp Program!
Organizers are excited to announce this year's return of the TYE Boot Camp 2022!
However, this year, we are doing things a little differently to ensure that we are giving students the best chance to develop their business ideas. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this boot camp will be held in a hybrid format.
TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) is a global educational program dedicated to developing future generations of entrepreneurs and industry leaders by teaching high school students the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur. TYE is an "Entrepreneurship Academy," where student teams utilize skills and tools to build a concept such as customer feedback, iteration, and MVP in the context of a business model. Each TiE DC Young Entrepreneur will have the opportunity to:
Who should apply? Open to any 9th -12th grade student.
Program Details: TYE Boot camp is an educational program that meets from February 12 to April 30, 2022, culminating in a business plan competition on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
The winning team goes on to compete in the TYE Global Business Competition in June 2022 (exact date and mode to be announced later). TYE lectures feature business experts & successful entrepreneurs, followed by interactive discussions every session. Attendance is mandatory to earn a “Certificate of Completion.”
TYE Program participation fees: $500*
*Fees will be due upon admission of the student into the TYE program. Fees are non-refundable (in part or in full) under any circumstances.
Volunteer Opportunity to Support the TYE Boot Camp: If you have participated in TYE Boot Camp Program for the last two years and would like to support this year's class participants, please send us an email at [email protected]
Program Dates: Dates and time (Saturday except one)
Attendance is mandatory for all classes and the competition.
In-Person Immersive Exercises:
Saturday, February 12, 2022 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 13, 2022 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
A late lunch will be provided at this meeting.
February 19, 2022 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
April 2, 2022 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
April 30, 2022 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
May 14, 2022 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
February 26, 2022 |10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
March 5, 2022 |10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
March 6 to May 14 (In Consultation with Instructors)
* In person meetings will be held at George Mason University, Fairfax Campus. Parents must organize transportation and lunch/snack for their child (Mason cafeteria may not be open on Saturdays or Sundays).
LINK TO APPLY: https://forms.gle/HNHseSyD2qBQMFVF9
Program Applications close on Thursday at 5:00 PM on January 27, 2022
Please enter parental information into the Buyer info and Student information into the Attendee information.
The 2022 Boot Camp program will be capped at 30 students. Student applications will be reviewed the week of January 28 to February 4, 2022.
All applicants will receive an email advising of their acceptance status, shortly thereafter.
Students can accept and reserve their program spot by clicking "Register" above and paying the program fee.
Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor:
Location Sponsor: The MIX, Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Research, George Mason University