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Scots Place 1st and 3rd Place at YEA Elevator Pitch Competition

YEA 2024 Elevator Pitch Winners

The Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce held an Elevator Pitch Competition for members of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) on Wednesday, January 17, at the Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRIC). 

The competition included 16 students who are members of YEA and attend various local schools. They were required to give elevator pitches about their business ideas to three judges as well as an audience of attendees. Saint Andrew’s students and YEA members, Mateo Goldberger '25, and Elan Beker ’28 came in first and third. 

Congratulations to Mateo and Elan on their big wins and to all our SA YEA students. 

Click here to watch Mateo’s presentation at the Elevator Pitch Competition.

Mateo, Elan, and all of the young entrepreneurs will be giving their final presentations and participating in a graduation ceremony at the Investor Panel “Shark Tank Style” Presentations event on Wednesday, March 6, at BRIC.    

Saint Andrew’s School is proud to sponsor and host the Boca Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). Over the course of 20 weeks, Middle School and Upper School students learn the fundamentals of concept development, marketing, finance, communications, and much more. Students who have demonstrated creativity, innovative ideas, academic effort, determination, enthusiasm, communication skills, and a commitment to community and family are encouraged to get involved with this innovative program. Students are given the opportunity to apply to this prestigious program at the beginning of the school year.

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