NYLF Business Innovation
8 Days to Startup
Spend eight amazing days where business is happening in either New York City or Silicon Valley to kick start your career as an entrepreneur and innovator at one of the country’s premiere start-up programs. Learn from business gurus, take an idea to investors, and compete against other business-minded high school students in a “shark tank” experience for real development dollars to help fund your future.
About National Youth Leadership Forum: Business Innovation
Your Future in Business Starts Today
National Youth Leadership Forum: Business Innovation – 8 Days to Startup is specifically designed to provide high school students with a foundation in business, while developing the skills to lead the next innovative revolution.
You’ll discover your passion for entrepreneurship and innovation by competing in an exciting startup-style simulation that takes you from ideation to product launch, and challenges you to make the critical decisions of an entrepreneur!
NYLF Business Innovation takes place at two of the biggest business hubs in the world: New York City and Silicon Valley.
Gain hands-on business and start-up experience, participate in professional site visits, and discover the insider knowledge and skills you need to chart a lucrative career path.
Take your place among the nation’s highly motivated high school students—those who understand that their future depends on having a foundation of business skills to succeed!
By completing NYLF Business Innovation, you are eligible for college credit from Loras College
Experience & Growth
Compete against your peers in a startup-style simulation to implement an adaptive business model as an entrepreneur.
Uncover the secrets to success in today’s complex world of globally-connected businesses through interactive curriculum, workshops, and a business case study.
Experience innovation in action while visiting incubators and companies that are disrupting their respective industries.
Tuition for NYLF Business Innovation covers most of the expenses incurred during the Forum. Tuition DOES NOT cover transportation to and from the program
Envision offers a limited number of scholarships to qualified students each year based upon financial need, scholastic leadership, achievements, and other factors.
Let us show you how other students use fundraising to cover some or all of their tuition costs. Make fundraising part of your personal success story.
You may pay in full today or opt to enroll in our convenient payment plan.
“I loved making new friends and I love the fact that I came into this program with no business related skills or any knowledge. I left with the confident choice of making this a career.”
- Alexandra P.
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