Youth Entrepreneurship Summit

University of Delaware’s Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (The Summit), is a conference for teens centered on innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Summit will take place April 11-13, 2018 in Clayton Hall on the UD campus.

Program Schedule:

April 11, 2018 1pm-9pm

  • Networking Dinner
  • Taste of the University of Delaware topped with our very own EntreprenurChip ice cream
  • Team building activities with attendees
  • Venture Development Center tour, home to Horn Entrepreneurship 

 

April 12, 2018 9am-9pm

  • Two keynote speakers
  • Workshops with successful entrepreneurs
  • Panel discussions
  • Pop-up competitions
  • Mentoring office hours
  • Exhibitors
  • Speakers
  • Semifinal round of the Diamond Challenge Competition
  • Top ten round of the Diamond Challenge Competition
  • Three day pass holders only can attend the Gala and Award Ceremony

 

April 13, 2018 9am-2pm

  • Two keynote speakers
  • Workshops with successful entrepreneurs
  • Panel discussions
  • Pop-up competitions
  • Mentoring office hours
  • Exhibitors
  • Speakers
  • Final round of the Diamond Challenge competition
  • Networking session
  • Optional evening shopping tour or activities at the Venture Development Center

 

Keynote Speakers 

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Amanda Bradford of The League founded a dating app that combines data and social graphs from both Facebook and LinkedIn to offer privacy from coworkers, more context about a potential match, and a curated community of ambitious singles who desire an equally driven partner. Amanda previously worked in technical roles at Salesforce and Google and holds an MBA from Stanford and a BS Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon.

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Jason Feifer is the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur magazine and has previously been an editor at Men’s Health, Fast Company, Maxim, and Boston magazine. He is also the host of two podcasts: Problem Solvers, about entrepreneurs solving unexpected problems in their business, and Pessimists Archive, a history of unfounded fears of technology. He is the coauthor of the novel Mr. Nice Guy, which he wrote with his wife and will publish in 2018 from St. Martins Press. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ticket Prices

Full Price: 

  • $139 all-access 3-day pass + gala
  • $89 all-access 3-day pass
  • $49 Friday only

 

Early Bird: 

  • $115 all-access 3-day pass + gala
  • $65 all-access 3-day pass
  • $35 Friday only

 

The Summit and the Diamond Challenge are part of the Paul and Linda McConnell Youth Entrepreneurship Education Initiative.

Capital One supports this program as part of its Future Edge initiative, a five-year $150 million initiative designed to help people get the skills they need to be competitive in this digital economy.