About National Youth Leadership Forum: Business Innovation
Your Future in Business Starts Today
National Youth Leadership Forum: Business Innovation–7 Days to Startup is specifically designed to provide high school students with the skills needed to lead the next innovative revolution.
At NYLF Business Innovation, you'll discover your passion for entrepreneurship and innovation by competing in Envision's Entrepreneurial Challenge, an exciting start-up simulation that takes you from ideation to product launch, and challenges you to make the critical decisions that every successful entrepreneur must make. During your time at Yale University, you'll participate in a business site visit and even crowdsource Entrepreneurial Challenge ideas to your target audience.
Over seven transformative days, you'll gain hands-on business and startup experience, participate in a professional site visit, hear from and interact with recognized business leaders, and make connections with fellow high-achieving, business-minded students from all over the country.
Most importantly, you'll leave the program with a clearer vision of your future career path and how to achieve your goals. By completing NYLF Business Innovation, you may apply for college credit from George Mason University.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2022-2023 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.