• Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

  • For Kids Who Mean Business

    The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is an innovative, 7-month program that transforms middle and high school students into real-life entrepreneurs and business owners. This program is presented by the MSAVHCC Foundation and the Savannah Technical College.

    Please click the button below for Frequently Asked Questions about the YEA! Program.

    Applications are now open for the Class of 2024.

    Class of 2024 Application


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    YEA! Class Details

    In this class, students will:

    • develop business ideas
    • write business plans
    • conduct market research
    • be mentored be local business men and women
    • pitch plans to a panel of investors
    • become ready to launch their own legal, fully formed companies and social movements

    Complete with guest speakers from the local business community and behind-the-scenes trips to local businesses, the projects-based YEA! approach empowers students to take charge of their futures in a profound way.

    The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is not only a wonderful tool to teach students about business, but also a great way to build confident leaders with values. An excellent instrument to unify the business and educational communities, YEA! continues to expand across the country to fulfill our mission of teaching more students how to make a job, not just take a job.

    Interested in being a YEA! mentor? Contact Program Coordinator, Alfonso Ribot.