New Whiteboard Company: Kickback Pants

New Whiteboard Company: Kickback Pants

Whiteboard Youth Ventures alumnus Adam Lorenz-Kruk, currently in his freshman year at the Eisenberg School of Business at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is the founder of Kickback Pants and has been accepted into the Whiteboard Launch Program. Kickback Pants...
Introducing the 2016 Speakers and Coaches

Introducing the 2016 Speakers and Coaches

This post was last updated on January 21, 2016. We will update this article whenever we are able to confirm new speakers or coaches for Founder’s Academy. Over the course of four weeks, students accepted into Founder’s Academy have the unique opportunity...
Associate Director Position Available

Associate Director Position Available

Overview Over the past three years, Whiteboard Youth Ventures has doubled in size each year since its founding as a single, 1-week summer program. Its programs now include the flagship Young Entrepreneur Challenge (1-week summer), Founder’s Academy (4-week...
30 Tips for High School Entrepreneurs

30 Tips for High School Entrepreneurs

Advice is ubiquitous and overwhelming for entrepreneurs, but still we are frequently asked to lend our experience working with student entrepreneurs. Rather than write a diatribe on the subject, we’ve decided to instead combine our insights into 30 compact, and...
I Don’t Give a Crap about Your Passion

I Don’t Give a Crap about Your Passion

“Passion” is the most overrated attribute to look for in an entrepreneur. Phew, it feels good to finally say that out loud. I am tired of hearing about passion being the reason certain people and companies succeed while others fail. Passion has very little...