Entrepreneurship Bootcamp and Business Plan Competition for Local High School Students to be held on University of Maryland and George Mason University Campuses.
May 04, 2012: TiE DC, regional chapter of the global non-profit membership and mentoring organization for entrepreneurs, announced today The Young Entrepreneurs (TyE) Program for 2012, powered by Infinite Computer Solutions. Infinite Computer Solutions (India) Limited is a global provider of infrastructure management services (IMS) mobility and intellectual property (IP) leveraged solutions and application management services.
“We’re proud to sponsor a program that stimulates creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in high school students,” said Infinite Computer Solutions founder and non-executive chairman, Sanjay Govil. “TyE offers students an opportunity to explore what it takes to build a business, and learn directly from successful entrepreneurs.”
TyE is a nine-day entrepreneurship bootcamp for high school students, culminating in a global business plan competition. This year’s program has expanded to two sessions for 30 students each at the campuses of George Mason University’s School of Management and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
“TiE DC is fortunate to have the support of Sanjay Govil and Infinite Computer Solutions to enable this important mentoring initiative for our youth,” said Dolly Oberoi, TiE DC President. “Our organization’s mission of fostering entrepreneurship globally is realized through the generous mentorship and sponsorship of our Charter Members.”
The 2012 TyE bootcamp runs from June 20-29. Applications are being accepted through May 10. High school students with an interest in applying are encouraged to visit the program’s web page at http://dc.tie.org/initiative/16/tie-dc-tye. For more information about the program, contact TyE(at)TiE-dc(dot)com or call (202) 630-1309.
About TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) Global Program The aim of the TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) Global Program is to empower our youth to become the next generation of entrepreneurs. TYE Global is a unique program that helps high school children learn about the challenges and rewards of becoming an entrepreneur. Seasoned entrepreneurs and mentors coach high school children (grades 9-12) based on a business-focused curriculum. The program comes to a close with global Business Plan Competition for the youth. The TYE program nurtures the creativity, self-confidence, leadership and overall development of the students.
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About TiE DC TiE DC is the regional chapter of TiE Inc. (The Indus Entrepreneurs), the world’s largest not-for-profit organization promoting entrepreneurship, spread over 57 locations across 14 countries. TiE’s mission to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education is delivered by its 11,000 members worldwide. The TiE DC chapter has over 200 members, including close to 100 Charter Members, CEOs of high-growth companies representing a broad range of industries in the greater Washington, DC region. The organization hosts regular events on timely topics for entrepreneurs. For more information, visit http://www.dc.tie.org.