Here you will find articles and useful information on the process of starting up.
The Veale Venture Challenge dramatically helped with public speaking, which is something you need now in high school, but especially later on in your career.
The Forum has inspired me to be more purposeful in stepping out of the classroom and connecting with what’s happening in the entrepreneurship space beyond education.
Through this program I made more contacts than I could have ever imagined and learned about the business community and all of the opportunities Cleveland has to offer.
The mentors were phenomenal and gave us great advice for the Pitchfest and life in general.
It was a lot of fun watching and listening to the other student entrepreneurs at the Veale Venture Challenge finals. For me, presenting on stage in front of more than one hundred people was a bit more “real” and much scarier than presenting in front of a few judges at school.
I love the challenge of the Business Plan Competition and the energy from being inspired from working with other entrepreneurs.
The executive coaches were enthusiastic and gave useful and critical suggestions to improve student plans and presentations! The judges at the final competition were very experienced and offered excellent questions to the students.
I really liked the Business Plan Competition and have encouraged all my friends to do it. Not only was I learning about being an entrepreneur, but I also got to work with real life entrepreneurs. I learned so much.
I loved the challenge, energy, and inspiration that came from putting the business plan together and working with other entrepreneurs.
The mentors were extremely helpful and provided critical insights on our thought processes, future plans, financials, and especially the structure of our slide deck.
I knew I wanted to be an engineer, but now I know I want to be an engineer that works on sports equipment, which I can prototype with a 3D printer. Thanks Veale Startup Week!
Learning how to pitch an idea was a great experience and a skill that I can use in business and in everyday life.
I liked the Veale Venture Challenge a lot, especially presenting my ideas to a huge audience and promoting my business to new people.
I liked Executive Coaching Day a lot. I got feedback from people who don’t just study business, but who actually run them for a living.
As a high school student, it’s hard to know where to get started. The Young Entrepreneur Market is a great place to start your business.
Executive Coaching Day before the Veale Venture Challenge finals was a great experience and set me on the path of wanting to be an entrepreneur.
The Veale Pitchfest was a great exercise in teamwork and collaboration. It taught me how to effectively share my ideas with a large group and how to build on the great ideas of others.
I learned a lot from the entrepreneurs at the Veale Pitchfest and I got some useful skills I can use later on in life.
The business competition made me want to go to college and put all of my effort into my major and push myself to get it done no matter how hard the task becomes.
Working in a group of students has shown me the value of teamwork.