Our Programs

Gain valuable business and leadership skills while learning to think like an entrepreneur.

The Entrepreneur Academy in partnership with TYE

This unique and challenging 12-week program is designed to give high school students a comprehensive entrepreneurial education in team oriented, mentor driven environment. This program is offered in the spring and fall.

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 class. Please submit your application by December 19th, 2020.

Classroom instruction by university professors

Mentor guided teams develop prototype businesses

Learn basic marketing, accounting & presentation skills

Solution testing to satisfy early adopters

Inspirational talks and field trips by successful entrepreneurs

Final pitch competition and opportunity to compete globally

Three female TYE students with water bottles
TYE students listening to lecture
TEA Summer Graduate Incubation Program

This 8-week program in partnership with Miramar College’s Regional Entrepreneurship Center (REC) is designed as a follow-up program for current TYE students and mentors with a more advanced curriculum and additional resources geared towards launching a successful startup. Students will earn a transferable course credit. Please contact us if you would like information about the next session.

Problem testing: customer discovery

Offer testing/reaching early adopters

Payment testing for early adopters

Project scope from ideation to execution strategy

Scaling to achieve product-market fit

Profitability testing at scale

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Program Benefits

Entrepreneurial education, networking opportunities, and hands-on experience


Learn college-level material from qualified professors & business leaders

Gain valuable skills through mentorship from highly achieved entrepreneurs

Attend valuable field trips to business headquarters


Listen to and interact with world-renowned CEOs

Build relationships with mentors, teammates & other program participants


Work from ideation to execution with like-minded teammates

Formulate a detailed business plan and financial strategies

Present your pitch to a panel of investors

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