Loudoun Middle Schooler Earns Top Honors in 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Pitch Competition

by Andrea Winey

$5,000 Investor Capital Awarded to Six Students in 5th Annual YEA! Business Plan Competition Lansdowne, VA – The Loudoun Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) held its 5th Annual Investor Panel on March 23, 2021, where 21 local student entrepreneurs pitched their business plans to a panel of investors and local business leaders live on a virtual presentation platform. Presented […]

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Next Generation CEO Spotlight: April Weber, Paws, Pics, & Paintings

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to April Weber, a 10th grader from Dominion High School and YEA Class of 2019 Alumni for answering a few of our questions. Applications are now being accepted for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2020. Applications are due June 14, 2019.  Apply Today! Paws, Pics, & Paintings is a company where we […]

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Next Generation CEO Spotlight: Allisyn Lam, The Orphanage Outreach Operation

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Allisyn Lam, a 10th grader from Briar Woods High School/ Academies of Loudoun and YEA Class of 2019 Alumni for answering a few of our questions. Applications are now being accepted for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2020.  Apply Today! Allisyn created a nonprofit called, the Orphanage Outreach Operation, aimed to […]

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Next Generation CEO Spotlight: Mahsa Riar, CEO & Founder of Limitless Limb

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Mahsa Riar, 6th grader from Belmont Ridge Middle School and YEA Class of 2019 Alumni for answering a few of our questions. Congratulations on receiving the title of Saunders Scholar and an investment of $1,500. Mahsa will be traveling to Rochester, NY on May 3rd to compete at the National Saunders Scholar […]

Meet Isabel Craun, Alumni, Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)s

by Andrea Winey

To learn more about the Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!), please click here. Staff contact: KC Repage, krepage@loudounchamber.org As a kid, I did not have the word “entrepreneur” in my vocabulary. I would come up with different business ideas and write them in my business idea book, which I still have today. Of course when I grew older, […]