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2023 JA Entrepreneurship Challenge & Expo

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Featuring: JA Company Program

JA Company Program empowers high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community and teaches them practical skills required to conceptualize, capitalize, and manage their own business venture. (Grades 9-12)

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Where: Kent State University at Stark
Time: 8:00 AM ET
The goal of the JA Entrepreneurship Challenge & Expo is to celebrate the business - and personal - achievements of each team and its members. The competition is divided into two parts: a trade show and live presentation followed by Q&A from business experts.

See below for current companies and their innovative products - and make sure to place your product order before it's too late!

22-23 Student Companies

  • Battery Drop

      Recharge the environment, one battery at a time.

  • Emocean

      Don’t let your emotions leave you out at sea!

  • Employed

      Ensuring success to every job candidate!

  • HomeThyme

      Feeding the future

  • KitCo

      Make every moment an experience.

  • Millionaire Mindset

      Mutual funds, Diversification, Bonds – oh my!


      Positivity + Peer Pressure = OPEER

  • Ripple

      Because every action has a ripple.

  • Safe Chain

      Because everyone deserves to get home safely.

  • Scentsible Solutions

      Stop and smell the roses, not chemicals.

  • Signs4Sign

      Whatever you want to express – we’ve got your sign!

  • Touch Co

      Discover your confidence by banishing anxiety!

  • Tough Talks

      Introducing respect through tough conversations.

  • Value Designs

      It’s not just a t-shirt.

Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

Need More Information? Fill out the form to contact Jenn Scheeser - JA Company Program Manager


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