Why Y2?

The cornerstone that fosters youth innovation, Y2 is a 2-part startup conference where students learn to bring a business idea from concept to customer validation to presentation. The third edition of Y2 just happened in Februrary - scroll down to learn more!

See past Y2 successes! Watch past Y2 pitches!

Upcoming Y2

Our next Y2 conference is quickly approaching on October 14th and October 21st 2017!

Participant registration is now open for October Y2, click the link below to register on Eventbrite!

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The schedule for October Y2 coming soon, until then look at what some people are saying about Y2!

Saturday, Oct. 14th:
9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks Y2 Team
9:45 AM Speaker Presentation
10 - 10:30AM Pitch Explanation and Open-Mic Pitches Participants
11:30 AM Short-list and Team Formation
12 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Mini Workshop: What is Design Thinking? Future Design School
1:20 PM Work Time! Participants
2:45 PM Mini Workshop: Interpreting Needs Future Design School
3:00 PM Work Time! Participants
5:00 PM Building an Investor Pitch Workshop: Kevin Smith, The Story Architect
6:00 PM Dinner Participants
9:00 PM End of Y2 Day 1!
Saturday, October 21st:
9:30 AM Breakfast and Opening Remarks Y2 Team and Participants
9:45 AM Effective Public Speaking Workshop: Marlon Shaw, Speak and Grow Your Business
10:30 AM Work Time! Participants
12 PM Lunch and Final Team Presentations Submitted
1:15 PM Speaker Presentation
1:30 PM Final Presentations Participants
5 PM Wrap-up and Awards Ceremony Judges
5:30 PM Dinner Participants
7 PM End of Y2!

Interested in getting involved?

Feel free to check out our sponsorship package and contact us if you have questions.