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American Entrepreneurial Challenge
December 7, 2022

The American Entrepreneurial Challenge 2022 has ended.


The American Entrepreneurial Challenge (previously known as the Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge) is the flagship youth entrepreneurship program of the U.S. Embassy in Finland. Organized by the embassy since 2014, this program targets Finnish youth ages 13-19 to develop entrepreneurial skills, English language, and pitching techniques.

The program provides students with a unique opportunity to strengthen their entrepreneurial and English skills.

During the AEC, students will come up with a new business idea, create a business plan, and pitch their idea to a panel of judges. Participants will be provided with opportunities to improve their pitching skills and learn from mentors throughout the competition.

Contact details

Any questions? Feel free to send us a message at USHelsinkiExchanges@state.gov, and we will get back to you soon!