I loved the challenge, energy, and inspiration that came from putting the business plan together and working with other entrepreneurs.
Student, Magnificat High school
I learned in class what it takes to get into business. I will always remember that. Without it, my business and I would not be where we are today.
Student, Horizon Science Academy
I keep coming back to the Young Entrepreneur Market and it’s one of my favorite things to do. I love seeing a customer’s face light up and getting satisfaction from selling something. I love that feeling.
Student, University School
I had a great time at the Veale Pitchfest and learned even more about entrepreneurship. Great opportunity!
Student, Saint Ignatius High School
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.
Student, Montessori High School
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.
Student, Thomas Harvey High School
At the 2020 thinkBIG! Summit, we were able to work together in an innovative way. The energy was great!
Students from Beaumont HS and Northern Career Institute
My favorite part of the day was watching the challenge finalists – seeing their ideas really inspired me.
Student from Beaumont HS
Through the Veale Forum, our young entrepreneurs are being exposed to new opportunities and resources while networking and establishing their place in the market.
Director, E CITY
The Veale Venture Challenge showed me the diversity of people and ideas throughout Northeast Ohio and that there are many opportunities for individuals of all ages.