Have you ever dreamed of starting a company and wondered what it takes and where to start? GSE will help you answer this question. In the 3 weeks at GSE you'll be exposed to experienced entrepreneurs, startup tools, funding, pitch competitions, emerging technologies, and scholarships. It is 100% free to apply and attend; all Kentucky 9th, 10th, and 11th grades are eligible to apply.

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  Team Formation   GSE teams are comprised of no more than 4 entrepreneurs. Teams and individuals are selected based on their skill sets. Teams that encompass science, technology, design, engineering, or math skills are given highest consideration.

Team Formation

GSE teams are comprised of no more than 4 entrepreneurs. Teams and individuals are selected based on their skill sets. Teams that encompass science, technology, design, engineering, or math skills are given highest consideration.

  Entrepreneurship Education   Instructional coaches, mentors, and guest speakers will provide direction for teams. Entrepreneurs will become familiar with tools like the  Business Model Canvas ,  Design Thinking , and  Lean Methodology . Because of this knowledge and experience, some teams may be ready for launch at the end of the program.

Entrepreneurship Education

Instructional coaches, mentors, and guest speakers will provide direction for teams. Entrepreneurs will become familiar with tools like the Business Model Canvas, Design Thinking, and Lean Methodology. Because of this knowledge and experience, some teams may be ready for launch at the end of the program.

  Time for Fun   Starting a company is not easy and requires hard work. With that being said, there are several fun activities planned throughout the 3-week program.

Time for Fun

Starting a company is not easy and requires hard work. With that being said, there are several fun activities planned throughout the 3-week program.

  Demo Day   GSE culminates with a Demo Day where each team will pitch their business to a large audience and panel of judges. The top 5 teams will have the opportunity to earn cash prizes.

Demo Day

GSE culminates with a Demo Day where each team will pitch their business to a large audience and panel of judges. The top 5 teams will have the opportunity to earn cash prizes.