Competition For Young Entrepreneurs

Do you have any student entrepreneurs that would be interested in winning a $2,500 and/or $10,000 cash prizes? Do you currently operate a school-based enterprise (SBE) in Northeast Wisconsin and would be interested in winning $2,500? If you answered YES to either/both of the questions, please check out these 2 opportunities below:

  1. Northeast Region Young Entrepreneur Live Competition – $2,500
    • Only available to the following counties: Brown, Calumet, Dodge, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menomonee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago
    • Competition Requirements: Two different categories: Individual Entrepreneurs (5th – 12th Grades) operating a business since November 2020 and Group (2 members representing SBE) – reference link for more information
    • Application
    • Deadline: December 10th
    • Event Date: January 24th
    • Individual Champion (SBE not applicable) will get preferential advancement to the State Competition
  2. Statewide Young Entrepreneur Live Competition – $10,000
    • No geographic limitations – everyone should apply!
    • Application
    • Deadline: January 3rd
    • Event Date: February 19th
    • Individual entrepreneurs that apply for the Northeast Region should definitely apply for the statewide competition (even if they do not win the overall competition)

Junior Achievement of WI is proud to present their Young Entrepreneur Live Competitions with the support from WI’s Department of Public Instruction.  Students will compete against other student entrepreneurs to pitch their business to a celebrity panel of live judges. If you have any questions about either of the 2 competitions, please let me know!