Business & Entrepreneurship in Boston
Summer business and entrepreneurship program for teens in Boston, MA
Residential Tuition :
Extended Commuter Tuition:
Session 2: July 9 - July 21, 2023
Simmons University, Boston
Students will learn firsthand from business veterans about starting and running a business. Over the course of the program, they will develop a plan for a new venture and pitch their idea to real world investors. Along the way, meet with leaders from different areas of business and finance.
Excursions in Boston – Students visit the production center of DetraPel, following the production process to produce their own sample size of DetraPel. The visit culminates with a meeting with Shark Tank winning owner and founder, David Zamarin (2021 Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list), who shares his entrepreneurial story.
Meet your instructor
Business & Entrepreneurship
Driven to overcome challenges faced by immigrant parents, David Zamarin is the Founder & CEO of DetraPel. DetraPel is an advanced materials company that manufactures protective coatings without any cancer-causing fluorochemicals (PFAS) and was seen on Season 9 of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank.Learn more
Topics you'll explore
Students will examine best practices in Research and Development (R&D), Operations, Marketing, and Finance. Understand the mechanics of scaling a business while maintaining quality.
Students become part of a new company and configure themselves into teams working on various aspects of a business. The program culminates in a shark tank environment with professional investors.
Meet with range of business people, from small business owners, mid-level managers and execs from Goldman Sachs, McKinsey consultant, and CEO.
From creative marketers to hard-nosed financial analysts, there are myriad careers you may not have heard of. Together we will discuss the career options and the academic paths to get there.