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2017 YEA! Philadelphia Class of 2017 Graduation

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on 2017 YEA! Philadelphia Class of 2017 Graduation

You’re Invited!

The Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs cordially invites you to attend the commencement of The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Class of 2017

Commencement Speaker:

Commencement Speaker:
Rick Forman, Founder, Forman Mills

May 24, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

6:00-6:15 p.m. registration

Cabrini University
610 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087

This event is complimentary and open to the public. Registration is requested.

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2017 Student Participants

Sajin Agarwala, Malvern, Great Valley Middle School (grade 6)

Andrew Feng, Radnor, Haverford School (grade 9)

Isabel Flynn, West Chester, Bayard Rustin High School (grade 12)

Azhir Jones, Rosemont, Radnor High School (grade 9)

Ryan Marshall, Havertown, Haverford High School (grade 10)

Ananya Muthukrishnan, West Chester, Henderson High School (grade 10)

Victor Pan, Philadelphia, Friends Select School (grade 10)

Niaka Porte, Chesterbrook, Conestoga High School (grade 12)

Emily Simkovich, Drexel Hill, Open Connections (grade 9)

Timin Thaver, St. Davids, Friends Central (grade 11)

Siddharth Vecham, Princeton, Montgomery Upper Middle School (grade 7)

Anna Welsh, Wynnewood, Welsh Valley Middle School (grade 6)

Sarah Wright, Philadelphia, Mastery Charter School (grade 11)

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Shopping, Champagne and Doing Good! MAY 11th

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Shopping, Champagne and Doing Good! MAY 11th

For more information, contact:

Robin Cohen
Boutique W
5001 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square Pa 19073

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2017 Investor Panel Competition – APR 19

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on 2017 Investor Panel Competition – APR 19

YEA Philly



(Think Shark Tank vs. American Idol)

Watch their dreams become reality.

Be inspired as 14 rising stars, ages 12-18, pitch to a panel of local investors and are awarded start-up funds to launch their own business.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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5:30 p.m.

Meet & Greet Reception with the Young Entrepreneurs

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Business Plan Presentations


Cabrini University

Grace Hall Atrium
610 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor, PA 19087


Free (with registration)

Donations Appreciated



2017 Investor Panelists

Andrew Berg, Berg Partners, LLC

Kevin Conner, Conner & Associates, PC

Ana Fernandez-Parmet, Parmetech

Sharon Humble, Linebarger, Goggan Blair and Sampson, LLP

Terri Matthews, ORI HomeCare, LLC

Chris McCauley, HomeNet Automotive

Eric Raymond, The Raymond Organization

Janelle Snyder, SnyderLAW

Andrew Voudouris, Turn 5, Inc.

Jim Wiley, Wiley Group

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Don’t Let Them See You Sweat – Naturally! (As seen on Shark Tank)

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Don’t Let Them See You Sweat – Naturally! (As seen on Shark Tank)

piperwaiPiperWai Natural Deodorant (as seen and funded on ABC’s Shark Tank) is offering a special Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) Philadelphia discount on their all natural deodorant through their online site.  Use coupon code “YEA10” at checkout, receive a 10% discount on your order and feel good that an additional 10% will be donated to YEA! Philadelphia!  This discount is only good for February 2017.

piperwai natural deodorantVisit  now to learn more about how Jess Edelstein, one of our YEA! Philadelphia 2017 CEO Roundtable Panelists and her co-founder, Sarah Ribner have experienced 6000% growth!

Trust us…this will help you stop sweating the small stuff!

PiperWai Natural Deodorant-YEA10


Register for 2017 INVESTOR PANEL COMPETITION on April 19th

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At YEA! Philadelphia, kids are on a mission to be entrepreneurs (from

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Events, YEA! | Comments Off on At YEA! Philadelphia, kids are on a mission to be entrepreneurs (from


Alice Bu, CEO of Cross Pacific Buddies, shares her entrepreneurial knowledge at the YEA! trade show. (YEA! Philadelphia)

By Diane Mastrull, Staff Writer
Posted: August 15, 2016

Just two years ago, Shreyas Parab was such a shy, unassuming teenager that it pained him to make eye contact. Now the 15-year-old from Aston, Delaware County, wears ties declaring himself a chick magnet and a stud muffin.

And he’s running a company that has sold nearly 600 of those novelty ties for close to $17,000 in its first 14 months of business, tapping into a market where whimsy is popular.

Parab also makes pitches to investor panels, and has met with Sam’s Club executives in Bentonville, Ark., hoping to get his Novel Tie line in their stores. A decision is pending.

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