TiE Young Entrepreneurs at a Glance

A Bit of Background

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) is a Global Program fostering future generations of entrepreneurs by teaching high school students the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur. TYE is an Entrepreneurship Academy, where student teams utilize modern skills and tools to build a concept using customer feedback, iteration, and lightweight business models. TYE is designed to teach high school students entrepreneurship and leadership skills.


TYE (TiE Young entrepreneurs) integrates classroom sessions, mentoring and a Startup competition aimed at High School students (grades 9-12 or equivalent). Teams compete at the chapter level and winners of those competitions have the opportunity to compete at TYE Global Finals for cash prizes and recognition.

Highlights of the Program


Spark creativity, build confidence and increase problem solving skills among high school aged youth

Work in teams to build startups

Learn and receive mentoring from entrepreneurs and thought leaders

Runs from September to April on alternate Saturdays

Sessions held in the heart of innovation in Santa Clara

Teams win up to $5K in seed funding or scholarship money


Winning team from Silicon Valley is invited to compete at the TYE Global Competition held each summer!

Contact TiE Young Entrepreneurs



TYE Silicon Valley

3975 Freedom Cir, Suite 230

Santa Clara, CA 95054

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