When your project is stamped with the “AdCap Seal of Approval” it shows potential investors that your project has been vetted with top AdCap experts who believe in you and all that you’re capable of doing.

Complete all 9 tiles in the Project Designer and submit your project for feedback. A creative and thorough project plan will get its own Seal of Approval!


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Look for this icon throughout the AdCapYOUth website if you ever need a little extra guidance.

  • Step-by-step guide to the Project Designer
  • Advice from the AdCap Mentors
  • Guidance on becoming a better entrepreneur


Get advice and inspiration from the best out there.

Professional Mentors: Executives from AdCap’s partners, including SAP and Jamba Juice will use their experience to help you build your team, plan your project and provide overall feedback when you need it most.

Inspiration Mentors: They’re not so different from you! These young, successful mavericks believe that age should in no way limit what you could do in the world and they’ll share insights on how you can overcome obstacles and create your own destiny!

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AdCap Mentor Program


Earn money to help cover the costs of your AdCap project!

AdCap Funding: Submit your project after completing all tiles of the Project Designer to be considered for a grant from AdVenture Capital.

Outside Funding: There are plenty of other ways you can get funding for your project idea. Use the Project Designer to put together a plan and pitch for your idea, then take your plan to local businesses, approach your school administration or research online to find additional ways you could get funding.

Other Funding Ideas

  • Get support from local businesses
  • Work with your school administration
  • Use crowdsource fundraising


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Spend time with experts and do cool things that will help you learn what it means to be an entrepreneur!

Submit your project after completing all tiles of the Project Designer to be considered for a chance to attend one of AdCap’s workshops, meet with business owners or get advice from top executives like SAP CEO, Bill McDermott, business icon, Warren Buffett and TV Host, Chef and entrepreneur, Carla Hall.