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Who can apply to YMB Fuel?
We're looking for young entrepreneurs (11-17) who have a product in the market, paying customers, and big dreams!
What is the cost of participating in the program?
Nothing! Plus, each selected company receives a $5,000 non-dilutive grant and perks and discounts from our partners valued at over $20,000.
Do you take any equity from our business?
No, we're here to help support and fuel your growth. We do not take any part of your company.
What does the program include?
This year is a one-week summer intensive featuring workshops, field trips, and personalized coaching, ending with a pitch day for extra funding.
How can we apply for the program?
Our online application is open from June 28th to July 7th. Simply follow the instructions on our application page.
Is the program virtual or in-person? Is there a virtual option?
This is a hands-on accelerator and will take place live in Atlanta, Georgia. We do not have a virtual option at this time.
What topics will the program cover?
The program focuses on core fundamentals such as Mindset, Problem/solution validation, Operations, Sales, and Marketing. We will tailor it to you and your business needs.
What's the selection process?
Once applications close, we shortlist for interviews, then notify selected applicants by July 17th. The program kicks off on July 24th.
What happens on the pitch day at the end of the program?
Pitch day is your chance to show your progress and future plans to a panel for the possibility of additional grant money.
What is a "non-dilutive grant"?
It's money we give you that doesn't need to be paid back and doesn't give us any ownership of your company.
What is the mentorship benefit included?
Each company will be assigned to an experienced mentor to provide insights, guidance, and personalized advice throughout the program.