The Young Entrepreneurs - Orange County

would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support.

OC High School Students
Build your own business plan and compete to win $5,000!

Start your entrepreneur journey

TYE Orange County is an extra-curricular program dedicated to fostering the next generation of leaders through the transformative experience of building a startup. While learning the skills to build and lead a company, the program also coaches young people to identify and leverage successful pathways to reach personal and professional goals.

The program culminates with teams of 4-5 students competing in a Shark Tank style format for a cash prize of $5,000 and a chance to compete in regional and national competitions.  

The program is sponsored by TiE Orange County - a non profit group with a mission to foster entrepreneurship in our community.

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TiE Orange County

Fostering the new generation of entrepreneurship

TiE Orange County was formed in 2000 and is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from the community and beyond.The chapter's goal is to foster entrepreneurship within the community. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through mentoring, networking, and education. TiE was founded in Silicon Valley in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world's largest entrepreneurial organization out there.