Our week-long leadership and entrepreneurship programs are 30 hands-on hours (equivalent to a semester). In the startup camp, students go from innovation inception to plan, culminating in a pitch competition. It builds the mindset for successful entrepreneurship: creativity, empathy, and problem-solving, also offering experiential skills in teamwork, self-assessment and communication in unexpected and fun ways. Enrollment limited.


The half-day program encompasses self-assessment and idea creation and then extends to the process of prototyping, testing ideas with target customers and iterating based on feedback. Participants receive a crash course in design thinking and beyond, immediately implementing the approaches in an engaging and exciting way.  In prior sessions, we have spearheaded student Design Challenges with Instagram and Logitech.


College and  high school students make Silicon Valley connections at leading innovative companies, meeting with CEOs, industrial designers, mechanical engineers, software engineers and business people to develop a network, explore career opportunities and become familiar with leading technology. 

Upcoming Innovation Lab :

Design Challenge with Logitech & Instagram


The National Institute for Mentoring Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs (NIMBLE), is a social enterprise with the belief that we all have the capacity to invent if we change how we look at ourselves and the world around us.  

We are creating the next generation of leaders, empowering innovators as young as 13 through mentoring and hands-on programs.  Our goal is to foster the nimble mindset - the socio-cognitive skills and entrepreneurial mindset required for success in the 21st century.


NIMBLE provides scholarships to increase access for all to leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

NIMBLE is a 501 (c) (3) corporation




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