YES Carolina is dedicated to teaching youth the principles of entrepreneurship and free enterprise.

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YES Carolina has helped thousands of young people from communities statewide build business skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity. YES Carolina is a program partner of the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).


YES Carolina offers many programs from teacher training, a business plan competition, mentoring programs, SC entrepreneur of the year and summer business camps.

Teacher Resources

YES Carolina plans, schedules and facilitates NFTE CET training classes and additional supplemental CET training classes in cooperation with SC colleges and universities and the SC Department of Education.

Latest YESCarolina News

Latest Blog Posts

  • Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

    College of Charleston By: Ron Menchaca October 15, 2014 Freshman Jesse Horine can hardly wait to take his first business course at the College of Charleston. Having spent the past year implementing a business plan he developed as a senior at Fort Mill (S.C.) High School, the 18-year-old is looking forward to building on his […]

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  • CofC Freshman, Jesse Horine, Among Nation’s Top Three Youth Entrepreneurs

    Youth Entrepreneurship South Carolina history was made in Silicon Valley last week. Eighteen year old Jesse Horine from Fort Mill, SC placed runner-up in the 2014 NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, presented by the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth. This marks the first time aYEScarolina student has made it as one of the top three finalists. Horine, currently a […]

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  • YEScarolina Student Among Top Three Youth Entrepreneurs in the Country

    At the beginning of today, October 9th, in Silicon Valley, Jesse Horine was among the top forty-one students in the country competing in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s National Challenge presented by Mastercard for a chance to win $25,000. Now he is only hours away from being the first student in YEScarolina history to compete in the final […]

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