TYE Global Program - (TiE Young Entrepreneurs)

The TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) Program is aimed towards the future generation of entrepreneurs. TYE focuses on teaching entrepreneurship to young people and helping them discover the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur.

This year, the TYE program took place in 16 locations around the world. This international program has received rave reviews, and has touched the lives of entire communities at the Chapter location - from students to mentor coaches, parents, educators, charter members and their families. The final Global TYE competition, organized by TiE DC was held on June 15-16, 2013 at George Mason University.

In the coming year, 20+ TiE Chapters from 3 countries are expected to conduct the TiE Young Entrepreneurs program.

TYE 2011 Global Competition, Carolinas in the TYE news release
TYE 2012 Global Competition, Atlanta   
TYE 2013 Global Competition, Washington DC

Established in 2005 by the TiE Boston chapter as a part of it's education program. Till date, over 140 students have participated in the program from over 25 local schools. As part of the TYE educational program, students participate in a $10,000 Business Plan Competition.

TYE Chapters and members can view the TYE Curriculum and Resources here:


"TYE helped us make new friends, learn, stretch our imagination, be inspired by entrpreneurs and teachers. It was truly an eye opening experience." - Ajay Bharadwaj, TYE Student Alumnus 2008

"TYE is a great program because entrepreneurship is really a mindset. Getting involved in that entrepreneurial mindset from an early age sets you up for great things." - Ankit Mahadevia, TYE Judge.
"It's an incredible program. I sure wish that I was a part of such a program when I was in high school.. if I had been - it wouldn't have taken me 11 years after college to start my first company." - Jason Jacobs, TYE Mentor and Coach; Founder, Runkeeper
“TYE is a great platform for kids to get the exposure and experience of business at a young age.” - Kartik Shah, TYE Mentor, TiE charter member

"We saw better business plans presented today than what we see everyday. It was truly exciting to be a judge." - Mike Gaiss, TYE Judge; Sr. VP of Marketing, Highland Capital Partners.