Startup Skills for

New England’s Best STEM

High School Students

Preparing the next generation of leaders for over 15 years

For 9-12th grade students interested in STEM or business

Kendall Square,

Cambridge, MA

Real world, hands-on training to boost the future of young entrepreneurs

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) fosters the next generation of leaders through the transformative experience of building a startup. This extracurricular program for exceptional high school students provides participants with the essential business and leadership skills to prepare them to succeed in college and beyond.


Students achieve their personal and professional goals through a rigorous and proven curriculum, taught by leading startup owners, venture capitalists, and educators. Young leaders grow their entrepreneurial and collaborative skills through hands-on projects, culminating in a dynamic pitch competition.


September 2021-April 2022 on alternating Saturdays from 10AM-3PM


Teams gain up to $5K in seed funding, and the winning team is invited to compete at the TYE Global Competition.


More than a workshop,

an entrepreneurial experience

TYE is dedicates to fostering the next generation of leaders by creating a new learning environment where high school aged participants can experiment, build resilience, and collaborate to create more productive and successful pathways to their personal and professional goals.

100% report increase of teamwork skills

97% report increased ability to lead

100% report increased confidence

90% report TYE influenced their decision to pursue a career path in STEM

40% report TYE inspired them to start their own company


"TYE helped me grow as a person. People think this course is just for business and although its main purpose is business, TYE helped me become a better leader, helped me cope with problems during a team project, and still taught me everything I know about business."

TYE Alumni (2015-2016)


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TiE-Boston Foundation, Inc.

One Broadway, 14th Fl

Cambridge, MA 02142