INVENTURE Day is a single-day entrepreneurial adventure for middle school youth developed by the Nebraska Extension Youth Entrepreneurship and Business Opportunities (YEBO) Issue Team. Using innovation and creative problem-solving, teams of youth develop unique business concepts around a given widget which is used as inspiration for a product or service. Teams move through the INVENTURE Factory, completing challenges and working together to develop their business idea. Throughout the INVENTURE Day experiences, youth learn about a variety of entrepreneurial topics, including:

  • Product Development,
  • Target Markets,
  • Branding, and
  • Finance.

Youth learn what it takes to start a business through first-hand experience while working with adult mentors and entrepreneurs from their own community. At the end of the day, teams present their business ideas to local business mentors in a product pitch competition. 

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