University School's Entrepreneur Institute was founded in 2006 to help students learn entrepreneurial skills, provide opportunities to experience entrepreneurship, connect to other Northeast Ohio students and entrepreneur organizations, and encourage them to return to Northeast Ohio to pursue careers.

Since its founding, several thousand students have participated in one or more Entrepreneur Institute activities. In addition, many educators and schools across the region have benefited from the programs, materials and advice provided by the Institute.


Image Of Clint Greenleaf to Speak At Private Schools In Cleveland, Ohio - University School A CELEBRATION OF YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
7:30 pm, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
University School Hunting Valley Campus

Click HERE to register for the free evening event.

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Celebration of Youth Entrepreneurship speaker – Clint Greenleaf, founder and CEO of Greenleaf Book Group and author of several books, including Give, Save, Spend with the Three Little Pigs. An alumnus of University School class of ’93, Mr. Greenleaf will be speaking about personal finance and understanding money to 400 high school students in the morning and 500 middle school students in the afternoon. At the evening event for adults, Mr. Greenleaf will focus on the importance of teaching children financial literacy, the topic of his most recent book Beyond the Piggy Bank.

The evening event will include a book signing and a large Young Entrepreneur Fair that will feature student entrepreneurs from numerous Northeast Ohio schools. There will be opportunites to purchase Mr. Greenleaf's book, and to purchase products created and promoted by our young entrepreneurs at the Market. 

Mr. Greenleaf blogs for Inc.com, is a regular guest host on Fox Business Network, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Men’s Health, Entrepreneur, and Money. He also sits on the boards of AOL Small Business Board of Directors and the University of Texas Libraries.His lecture is presented by University School's Entrepreneur Institute, as part of its "Celebration of Youth Entrepreneurship,” and is made possible with the generous support of The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Entrepreneur Programs

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  • Academic Entrepreneurial Programs

    Read more about the High School MBA - the Anderson Scholars Program, Microeconomics, and the History of Capitalism
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  • Extracurricular Activities

    University School offers opportunities for students to explore business challenges thorugh the Entrepreneur Cup, Tech CupStudent Investment Committee, Stock Market Challenge, and Middle School Entrepreneur Club (EClub).
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  • Summer Entrepreneurial Programs

    Read more about the Morgan Apprenticeship Program and Summer Camps for Middle School Students.
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  • Student-Run Businesses

    Entrepreneur Institute students have started a variety of businesses including floral, clothing, web-based electronics, video games, and food.
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  • The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum

    The Veale Foundation has awarded grants to nine Greater Cleveland private high schools as part of its initiative, The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum. Greg Malkin, founder and director of University School’s Entrepreneurship Institute, was selected by the foundation to lead the Forum.
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  • Northeast Ohio Youth Entrepreneur Ecosystem

    University School's Entrepreneur Institute is involved in every component of entrepreneurial education, including Teacher Training, Networks, Competitions, Resources, and K-12 Entrepreneurship Programs and Partnerships. Click here to see the Northeast Ohio Youth Entrepreneur Ecosystem.

Entrepreneur Institute News

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    • Business Plan Workshop

      Part 1 - Marketing

    • Business Plan Workshop

      Part 2 - Finance


List of 6 members.

  • Mr.  Greg  Malkin 

    Director Of The Leadership Center, Director Of The Entrepreneur Institute
    216-831-2200 x7375
  • Mrs.  Janet  Jones 

    Assistant Director, Entrepreneur Institute
    216-831-2200 x7456
  • Mrs.  Ilene  Frankel 

    Assistant Director, Entrepreneur Institute
    216-831-2200 x7488
  • Mrs.  Reka  Barabas 

    Director, Young Entrepreneur Marketplace
    216-831-2200 x7350
  • Mrs.  Margaret  Bell 

    Asst. to the Leadership Center
    216-831-2200 x7180
  • Miss  Mary  Schoen 

    Coordinator, Entrepreneur Institute
    216-831-2200 x7496

Institute Activities