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Ideate is the first of a 3-part entrepreneurship bootcamp for young, aspiring entrepreneurs.

This 10-week foundational course in entrepreneurship teaches the basics of how to think like an entrepreneur, strategies to generate a strong business idea - and several soft skills that will ensure a young entrepreneurs’ success.

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Ideate Stats


of 2021 Ideate participants felt the desire to be more involved within their own communities after completing the program


of 2021 Ideate participants saw that the exposure to other entrepreneurs of color proved to be a valuable experience


of 2021 Ideate participants noted that they learned more about entrepreneurship with TGME than with any other class or program they’ve participated in.

About the Program

How does the program work?

The program includes 10 weeks of instructor-led programming.

Students meet at our office at Tech Nexus (20 N. Wacker) every Saturday to explore entrepreneurship through hands-on, practical applications. This includes lectures, field trips, and mentoring sessions. Transportation and lunch are provided for all participating students.

How long is the program?

Ideate is our first bootcamp in a 3-part entrepreneurship series. The program will begin in January 14th and run until March 18th. We ask each student commit 4 hours every Saturday to participate in the program.

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