Thinkfest Ideation Workshop

Thinkfest Ideation Workshop

Thinkfest Ideation Workshop

The entrepreneurial journey usually begins with a problem-solving idea. But, where do ideas come from and how do ideas become innovations?


youth entrepreneurship, innovation, high school, Northeast Ohio, Cleveland, startup, entrepreneur, Veale Youth Entrepreneurship ForumThinkfest is a lively, interactive ideation workshop designed to inspire high school students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and to recognize, develop, and pitch business ideas.

The day is steered and moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Stamp, creator of Baked! Lays Potato Chips, the Olive Garden breadstick, and many other well-known brands.  Dr. Stamp is chief story teller at Bold Thinking, LLC, where he leads a team of highly skilled thinkers in a 12,000 square foot creativity laboratory that provides ideation and concept development services to corporations and universities worldwide.

Thinkfest is presented in partnership with John Carroll University’s Entrepreneurship Minor and Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship.

Cost: FREE

Dates & Times (attend one):

Monday, October 7, 2019, 8:30 am-2:00 pm – At Capacity, Waitlist Only!

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 8:30 am-2:00 pm – At Capacity, Waitlist Only!


John Carroll University

The content of this program is similar to what was provided last year. Attendance should be targeted at students who have not participated in this event in prior years. 



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