Upcoming Programs

Camp BizSmart: 10 Day for 11-15 Year Olds

On campus housing available for some sessions.
At Camp BizSmart, aspiring young entrepreneurs acquire valuable skills by solving actual business problems from the CEO’s of hot Silicon Valley companies. Over 10-days, students work in teams and are mentored by industry experts. On day 9, students present and defend their solutions at Microsoft before a panel of venture capital and angel investors. Learn more.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation, CA
June 17–28, 2019

Santa Clara University, CA*
July 1–12, 2019

Santa Clara University, CA*
July 7–19, 2019

Santa Clara University, CA*
July 21–August 2, 2019

* A limited number of residential spaces are available for this session.

BizSmart Alumni Accelerator: 10 Day for 13-16 Year Olds

On campus housing available for some sessions.
At the BizSmart Alumni Accelerator, self-motivated and directed “idea makers and world shakers” age 13 – 16 will test their entrepreneurial ability and start up knowledge in real world, “pop-up” simulations to bring their product to life and push their dreams into reality. Scrappy young entrepreneurs will learn how to go from garage to global in this one-of-a-kind, life changing 10-day entrepreneurship experience.

Instead of curriculum presentations, the participants will choose from a list of short tutorials as needed. Teams will be able to schedule “on demand” coaching and mentoring sessions, with a budget to competitively bargain and bid for access to real accelerator resources. This unique, first-of-its-kind opportunity for young budding entrepreneurs, will conclude with a real world “showcase” event at Microsoft Silicon Valley, where the teams will feature their products in an exciting and competitive trade show and work the crowd for the highest investment from the attendees. Learn more.

Santa Clara University, CA
July 21–August 2, 2019

Teen Designathon Silicon Valley: 10 Day for 16-19 Year Olds

On campus housing available.
AAt the BizSmart Launchpad you and your squad will have 10 days to become a powerful team and create an out-of-the-box product to wow investors in a pitch battle to show judges why your team should be voted the winning squad. Create a team and jaw dropping product that would make all stare in wonder. Competition is high and students come ready to bring their all in this entrepreneurship workshop. Learn more.

Santa Clara University, CA
July 14–26, 2019

BizSmart U: 1 Day for 3rd-8th Grade

BizSmart U is a first-of-its-kind education platform for young aspiring global idea makers and world shakers who are currently in 3rd to 8th grade. Students will learn the actual Seven Habits of Highly Effective Kidpreneurs that make adult entrepreneurs and business leaders successful. Learn more.

Wow Your Audience, Public Speaking for Kids NEW!

BizSmart Global International Workshops

BizSmart Global Design Thinking workshops are taking place around the globe, inspiring the entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow, today. This innovative, skill based, hands-on workshop will be led by experienced BizSmart Global Silicon Valley business and entrepreneurship faculty members. Learn more.

Bengaluru, India
November 10–12, 2017

Lima, Peru
February 12–16, 2018

Various European Locations NEW!

Austin, Texas: Global Startup Weekend NEW!
May 26 – 28, 2018

Keiretsu Forum Japan Session at Santa Clara University NEW!
July 22 – August 4, 2018

Hong Kong NEW!
July 30 – August 4, 2018
August 6–11, 2018

Mexico NEW!
September 27–30, 2018