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Non Member (Press “Attend” Button on the Right to enjoy more benefits)

2018-03-31 12:00 $40

Necina Member

2018-03-31 12:00 $0

Thermo Fisher Scientific Employee

2018-03-31 12:00 $0


Youth Entrepreneurship Service (YES) 12.0

Location: Thermo Fisher Scientific (168 Third Ave, Waltham, MA, 02451)



Founded in 2005, Youth Entrepreneurship Service (YES) Program is a program for high school students to develop entrepreneurship and leadership skills and encourage interests in science, technology, and engineering. From the 10-class program, students learn to work in teams, develop business ideas and participate in a business plan contest. The program will cover Business Plans, Product Conceptualization, Company Structure, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Public Speaking and Presentation skills. Each class will feature an instructor to show students how skills learned can be applied in the real world. Winners will have possible internship opportunities in big firms or corporates.



Think Different – Learn to listen, think, and act as a founder, creator, and team member.

Business Knowledge – Gain business knowledge not included in high school curricula.

Solve Real Problems – Apply your current understanding to help solve real problems.

Team Building – Build and manage strong teams with your peers.

Internship – Be considered for internships at our sponsor companies.

Program Fee

The program is free for students whose parents are NECINA members or Thermo Fisher Scientific employees. For others, it is $40 per student.The first session is free for everyone to let you have a taste of what YES program is like. If you would like to continue the rest of the program, each student will then pay $40.

*If you would like to register as a NECINA member and enjoy the free class, please choose the register as NECINA member option.

YES 12.0 Curriculum (all sessions are run from 9am to 12pm)

10/14/2017 – Entrepreneurship 101

10/28/2017 - Ideation

11/11/2017 - Market Validation

12/09/2017 - Sales and Marketing

01/06/2018 - Accounting & Finance

01/20/2018 - Mentorship Session 1

02/03/2018 - Mentorship Session 2

02/17/2018 - Mentorship Session 3

03/17/2018 - Mock Competition

03/31/2018 - Final Competition

About Our Sponsor

We thank Thermo Fisher Scientific for the huge support in YES 12.0! 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and more than 55,000 employees globally. The company mission is to enable their customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. They help customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – they offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Necina Membership Benefits:

  • Join the biggest and most influential professional community in New England with a unique focus on both US and Asia opportunities

  • Get FREE admission to 30~40* professional events on cutting edge technologies, business innovations, and entrepreneurship services

  • Network with influential thought leader from Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, VC firms, and academia across both US and Greater China

  • Access career-changing opportunities through our Career Conference, job board, professional contacts, and social network

  • Launch and grow business by participating in NEW for startup teams and E-Club for business owners

  • Develop business relationships with investors, partners from Greater China

  • Make friends and have fun in NECINA through year-around culture and social events (New Year Gala, Summer Outing, Happy Hours)

Note: * NEW, YES, E-Club programs require separate applications

Free NECINA Events, Programs for Members

Necina Conferences

New Program – Incubator Program for Startup Teams

YES Program – Hands-on Entrepreneurship Learning for High School Students

E-Club – Business Club for NECINA-affiliated Business Owners


Membership due contributes to only a small portion of NECINA’s operating expenses. Most of our events are heavily subsidized by leading companies aligned with NECINA’s mission. Their financial, venue, food and drink, and in-kind professional services support are fundamental to the success of our membership program.

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