Youth Entrepreneurship and Lessons from a Lemonade Stand

Amidst all the recent chatter about how our nations’ youth are failing to meet core standards in the public school system, there is one thing that Americans do well, and that is entrepreneurship.  It has been the cornerstone of the country’s economic achievements, from early innovators and entrepreneurs like Ford and Franklin to current successes […]

12 Opportunities for Kids to Gain Hands-On Business Skills

What are some opportunities or organizations out there to help kids gain real-world entrepreneurial skills that parents should look into? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship […]