Startling New Facts
About Youth Entrepreneuring

Did You Know?

Seven out of ten high school students say they want to start their own business according to a Gallup poll study done in conjunction with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The dream of many high school students is to become self-employed. Results of a US Department of Commerce study show that youths' strong interest in starting a business derives from the freedom associated with being your own boss.

The Dilemma

The dilemma is that these students aren't getting the kind of business education they need.

86% of the students surveyed rated themselves very poor to fair on their knowledge of entrepreneurship and business.

85% indicated they believed it was important to receive entrepreneurship education

79% said they wanted to know more...and they'd be willing to take more classes to get the information!