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By the end of the coming school year, chances are there will be several new businesses in Mobile, thanks to the Mobile Area Chamber’s inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) class of 2016.
Fourteen students from the Alabama School of Math and Science were selected to participate in 30 weeks of instruction on starting and running a business for the upcoming school year. Each will pitch his or her concept to a panel of judges for funding. Top student competitors will compete regionally and nationally for scholarships.
The YEA is managed locally by the Mobile Area Chamber, with the University of South Alabama Mitchell College of Business providing instructors and class space.
Click here to read The Business View – July 2015