2016 Ignite Opportunity Benefit - May 18, 2016

This year’s benefit will feature:

–  Youth Entrepreneurship Showcase highlighting NY Metro's student entrepreneurs;
–  Networking with the region's influential business, government, education, and philanthropic leaders;
–  Cocktail reception with delicious appetizers and hearty hors d’oeuvres; and
–  A brief program featuring special guest and alumnus, Rahfeal Gordon, who will share his story on the transformational power of entrepreneurship


Wednesday, May 18, 2016
7:00 p.m.  Cocktails & Student Showcase
8:15 p.m.  Awards Program
8:45 p.m.  Dessert & Networking
Current at Chelsea Piers
Pier 59, Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011

More information to come...



Regional Youth Entrepreneruship Competitions


Westchester Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Place: Westchester Community College - Gateway Center

75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY

Students & Teachers: Arrive 3:45 PM


Fairfield County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Date: June 1st, 2016

Place: UCONN Stamford

1 University Place, Stamford, CT

(Broad Street between Washington Boulevard & Franklin Street)

Students & Teachers: Arrive 3:45 PM


New York Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Date: June 9, 2016

Place:  Microsoft 11 Times Square

Semi-Finals @ 12:00pm
Finals @ 6:30pm