The Youth Entrepreneurship Program at Napa Valley College

YEP provides training and resources for youth

YEP helps students in the classroom for all things entrepreneurial in Napa and Sonoma Counties. We provide direct support for classrooms, creating an opportunity to explore business ideas and small business startups.

COVID-19 Update: The 2020 Business Plan Competition has been postponed and the new application deadline and competition dates will be announced soon.

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15th Annual Youth Business Plan Competition Announced

2020 marks the 15th annual Business Plan Competition at Napa Valley College. This stellar event is open to teens and young adults, ages 14 to 27, in Napa and Sonoma Counties. There are two categories: high school and college, with over $5,000 in prize money awarded! Read more.

The Youth Entrepreneurship Program teaches youth ages 14 to 27 about entrepreneurship and introduces them to starting and running a small business.

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