From the introductions to the awards presentations, the Veale Pitchfest was great. The collaborations formed made the experience that much better.
Student, Benedictine High School
My presentation skills and ability to deliver a business pitch have significantly improved.
Student, Gilmour Academy
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.
Student, Horizon Science Academy
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 always thought Ohio is a state that’s not in my future, but Veale Startup Week: The Business of 3D Printing showed me just how much the people of Cleveland care about students.
Student, Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School
Veale Startup Week taught me I can design, build, and learn new things and have fun, make new friends, and be myself while doing it!
Student, Glenville High School
I had a great experience and it was a lot of fun, especially the prizes. I got a lot of useful tips about public speaking. I definitely will convince my friends to participate next year.
Student, Laurel School
It was a great experience and I am glad I did it. It was cool to talk to the accomplished men who came back to our school as coaches, mentors, and judges.
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
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!
For my daughter, entering and winning the Business Plan Competition has better prepared her for life than most any other experience.
Parent, Magnificat High School
I’ve learned to never give up, even if you fail.
Student, Walsh Jesuit High School
I realized while attending Veale Startup Week: The Business of 3D Printing that even a high schooler can come up with a million dollar idea.
Student, Beaumont School
I learned a lot from the entrepreneurs at the Veale Pitchfest and I got some useful skills I can use later on in life.
Student, Shaw High School
The best part of the Veale Pitchfest was hearing everyone’s personal ideas and then coming together as a team to create the overall pitch.
Student, Beaumont School
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.
Teacher, Shaw High School
Mr. Veale’s vision and generosity have inspired Beaumont students in the fields of entrepreneurship and science. The world is a better place because of his incredible talents and his dedication to the next generation.
Teacher, Beaumont School
I’ve wanted to major in business and accounting, but Veale Startup Week has widened my eyes to even more possibilities.
Student, Thomas W. Harvey 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
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.