Co-founded by Silicon Valley professionals and start-up entrepreneurs Mahama Nyankamawu, Christina Zhu-Weaver and Michael Olorunninwo. Our team is uniquely positioned to provide insight on how to get ideas off of the ground -- from concept to final product.
Y-Labs is a highly selective entrepreneurship, venture design and social innovation program for talented teenagers who have demonstrated potential in any field of the STEAMS (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Sports)
our value proposition
Provide platforms, resources, guidance, and community
for talented teenagers to see real-world challenges as opportunities for social impact.
Our curriculum allows students to get hands-on direct experience solving real, community based challenges
Students will develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills by being immersed in the startup and entrepreneurial process
Our curriculum takes students from the fundamental brainstorming and prototyping to developing a go-to-market strategy and marketing
THE FULL EXPERIENCE
Students will compete for grand prizes awarded to the finalists who will have the opportunity to launch their product and access additional funding