Give your teen the tools to succeed in school, business, and life!
#1 Virtual Extracurricular for motivated teens – As featured in Forbes

For the first time ever, we’re bringing the skill that colleges value most right into teens’ living rooms. Even college professors are raving about this program, and it’s guaranteed to give students a leg up in many ways…college applications are just one.

“I don’t know a parent who wouldn’t jump on this for their kid” – Jim Kitchen, a College Business School Professor, Father, Entrepreneur, and Angel Investor

Beta Bowl is NOT your average extracurricular. This program is REAL-WORLD enrichment that teaches teens to understand, evaluate, and build businesses! From analytical thinking to financial modeling, the teens are getting a SOLID business education and highly desirable skill set in these 12 weeks.

“As an entrepreneur who graduated with a business degree, I wish I had been lucky enough to participate in a program like Beta Bowl, which would have given me a real leg up on starting my first business. Kids need this, and the earlier they learn entrepreneurial skills, the better.”
– Vikram S., Founder & CEO at PT Wired

The #1 Virtual Entrepreneurial Enrichment Program for Teens

Secure Your Teen's Future by Giving Them the Tools to Succeed in College, Business, and Life!

(Enrollment Subject to Availability)

Virtual Online Entrepreneurial Enrichment Program teaches teens how to build businesses!

Beta Bowl provides teens with an impressive, outcome-focused extracurricular, weekly calls and individual assistance (group and 1-on-1), and students come away with a wealth of knowledge, an impressive resume booster, a Successful Completion Certificate, and a College Recommendation Letter
(and feedback from real investors + the chance to win up to $1500 from the Beta Bowl pitch competition)

We offer 3 packages, to fit every parent’s budget and preferences, ranging from a self-paced session with weekly group calls to a premium package with 1-on-1 help every step of the way, including an individual startup mentor for weekly calls and 24-hour assistance, and a customized college recommendation letter from the Beta Bowl founder, specific to your teen’s journey and progress. 

Beta Bowl

Enrollment OPEN NOW!
For all teens seeking an extracurricular enrichment opportunity
(an impressive resume boost)

…and a competitive advantage for college!

Beta Bowl is the #1 virtual program for motivated teens and future entrepreneurs!

CLICK HERE to See Our Packages (and Early Bird Discounts Available Today)!

Virtual Entrepreneurial Extracurricular Program Teaches Teens to Build Businesses!

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video lessons are distributed among 12 core weeks of content and 3 weeks of optional bonus content to ensure participants get the robust and complete entrepreneurial toolkit to successfully build a viable business, financial model, and pitch deck
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students vetted the program in its pilot launch (~170 college business majors, ~40 high schoolers), to provide feedback that helped us perfect the curriculum, assignments, & weekly calls to ensure Beta Bowl speaks to, engages, and challenges ALL students, regardless of grade, age, academic strength, or business experience
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dollars (minimum) in prize funding will be awarded to at least one Beta Bowl participant (or team) per pitch competition, in addition to the custom feedback that every Gold and Platinum member will receive on their pitch deck from the entrepreneur and investor judges

Don’t take our word for it –
read what other students, parents, and professors have to say!

Student Testimonials

“I thought it was going to be a cool learning experience and it was, but it was way more than I expected. This class is a great way to put your ideas in place and really understand how to run a business.”

– Aster H., MD
High School Sophomore

“I came into this program having no idea where to start; just weeks later I have a business that’s almost ready to launch.”

– Jordan K., MA
High School Junior

“It was amazing to be able to learn more about making my own product! At first, I was nervous, considering I did not have my idea to start off, but this was an awesome experience!”

– Cara G., NJ
High School Freshman

“Beta Bowl is a great experience for anyone wanting to learn what it takes & how to start your own business.”

– Andrew Z., MI
High School Senior

“I was very impressed with how accessible my Beta Bowl mentors were and willing to answer my questions at any moment.”

– Sydney S., NJ
High School Junior

“I enjoyed every step along the way and learned a lot from this course. Through Beta Bowl, my eyes opened to the world of business and I am more interested in learning the field.”

– Saketh K., VA
High School Sophomore

“It was a lot more helpful than I expected. I really enjoyed it, and I would def recommend it.”

– Rachel E., DC
High School Freshman

“When I entered, I wasn’t expecting much, but they completely blew me away with how focused and targeted it could get. I would take it again.”

– Nathan F., NC
High School Sophomore

“Beta Bowl is a great business and overall financial learning tool with fantastic resources that also last you a lifetime.”

– Sydney SH., TX
High School Junior

“I learned so much over a short period of time and I recommend it to any teen interested in business who wants to learn more.”

– Joe H., OH
High School Freshman

“Any teenagers looking to become an entrepreneur should go through this program before jumping right into starting up their business.”

– Morgan D., IL
High School Junior

“Beta Bowl gave me the opportunity to learn a lot more about entrepreneurship…because of the program, I am now equipped with the tools to start any successful business.”

– Sahil C., CA
High School Sophomore

“Beta Bowl is a great class for a high school student to learn how to effectively start a business. It takes you step by step and you learn so much in a short amount of time. I’d totally recommend this class to my peers!”

– Lana R., CA
High School Junior

“After the course, I have learned more about marketing, strategy, and finance through face to face conversations than I could have learned in all of the other programs out there combined!”

– Sid K., NY
High School Senior

“This program far exceeded my expectations, and I would recommend it to other friends. Beta Bowl is great learning experience to learn about the creation of building a business.”

– Sophia L., MA
High School Freshman

“The program exceeded my expectations by providing a good experience while being filled with knowledge. This was a chance to think and take risk.”

– Lucas G., NJ
High School Sophomore

“The experience was a lot more hands on than I was expecting, I especially enjoyed making the launch page and the financial model. This program is perfect if you are starting with just an idea and want to make a solid business plan surrounding it.”

– Bailey H., TX
High School Senior

“It went beyond my expectations and made launching a company easy. I enjoyed the program and would probably mention it to people I know interested in launching a company. Beta Bowl is an experience that truly helps you in launching the company of your choice. You even have calls with your mentor for any questions that you have which makes launching a company even easier.”

– Kaitly L., PA
7th Grader (Middle School)

“Beta Bowl has guided me to finally starting my business after months of being stuck on the idea. Thank you for all of the skills and techniques that I have learned to launch my business. Yesterday I completed the first sale and by the end of today I should have another 2 completed!”

– Justin L., NJ
High School Junior

“If you’re looking for a fun program to do and have for your teen then totally go to the website Beta Bowl, its an enjoyable program with twist and turns that will surprise you.”

– Amber R., TX
High School Senior

“It was much more informative and hands on and allowed me to go through the process of creating a business in more detail than I thought. If you want to truly learn how to run a business Beta Bowl is for you.”

– Stephanie L., TX
High School Sophomore

“I learned a lot more than I expected I would, and I would recommend. It’s a very informative and enjoyable experience.”

– Sparsh P., NJ
High School Senior

“I thought it was super fun. I would recommend. They will walk you through everything, but you still have a lot of freedom to make your business about whatever you choose. Do it because even if you don’t like what you come out with, you still have that experience and knowledge of how to start a business from the ground up.”

– Madi D., UT
High School Sophomore

“This program exceeded my expectations because it was more engaging than I had anticipated. I did enjoy it and would recommend. I would say it was helpful in understanding the steps to start a business. The financial model was extremely helpful because it covered everything possible in a simple way.”

– Larissa D., NJ
High School Junior

What Parents Are Saying

“My mom [Former Vice Chancellor of a Top Public University] would 100% have wanted me to do that. I mean, she’d pay more for something like Beta Bowl than for an SAT tutor or college prep counselor.”
– Alex M., College Sophomore

“As an athletic coach and a dad, I know how important getting into the right college is. I also know just how valuable business and entrepreneurship skills are to our kids’ futures and careers. I’d recommend Beta Bowl to any and all parents out there. “
– Ron U., Father and Former Baseball Coach

“I did a similar program the summer prior to Beta Bowl, and the biggest difference with Beta Bowl is that we get so much more 1-on-1 help on the calls. Also, the college recommendation letter aspect is really cool – the fact that it’s personalized to each student’s journey is a big plus. Parents don’t always realize how important recommendation letters are, but had I known the letters would be customized like that and would highlight my strengths and progress throughout Beta Bowl, I would’ve definitely taken advantage of this opportunity.
– Raina J., High School Junior and Beta Bowl Student

“The calls are really helpful, especially the 1-on-1 guidance. The group calls are also helpful to get feedback from other peers. I was looking for a program like this, and some of the comparable ones were $8k or more, so Beta Bowl was a no-brainer. “
– Zaid A., High School Sophomore and Beta Bowl Student

“I’m going into music production, but I know a ton of business students who would have LOVED to do that. Also, getting into college is super competitive these days, so I think for the recommendation alone, it would be worth it.”
– Natalie S., College Senior

My ears perked up when I heard the college recommendation. I have a daughter who’s a junior in high school, and that’s all we’re worrying about now. I paid over $10k just to have her go to a summer program for acting so she can get a recommendation from the acting coach. I would have EASILY paid $3k or more for Beta Bowl and the college recommendation letter for her.
– Jim K., Professor of Entrepreneurship, Father, Entrepreneur, and Angel Investor

“This is the type of program that kids need before they go to college. Not only for the college recommendation – sure, that’s a cherry on top, but also building a real business. These are skills kids don’t get in school.
– Tina M., Mother of two and Registered Nurse

“I’m not a business major, but the program sounds really cool, and the $1500 pitch competition prize incentive alone would get me. We already spend so much time between extracurriculars and applying to scholarshipswhy not do a program that gets us both and a recommendation letter? Can I do it even though I’m in college now?”
– Talya G., College Freshman

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Here’s Our ZERO-RISK Guarantee:
Success Guarantee or Your Money Back

If your teen joins Beta Bowl, watches all the video lessons, participates in each weekly mentoring call, completes all assigned weekly tasks, and doesn't come out with a viable business plan and a finished pitch deck, we will refund 100% of your money. Just email info@beta-bowl.com, and we'll take care of it.

When you invest in Beta Bowl, you invest in your child's future success.
What's more important than that?

If you're ready to lock in your teen's spot, you can choose your package option and enroll right now below.
Enrollment is limited, and spots are filling daily, so if you find your package is full, you can email info@beta-bowl.com to get added to the wait list. 

CLICK HERE to See Our Packages (And Early Bird Discount Available Today)!

WHAT YOUR TEEN WILL COME AWAY WITH

A custom marketing plan, just for your business idea. You'll help create this plan, assisted by your startup mentor, and you'll use it to launch your MVP!

A complete MVP of your idea, ready for beta launch (so you can start getting your idea in front of actual users)! This MVP is what makes your idea a living, breathing, business ready for customers (and investors)!

A custom investor pitch deck, which you'll submit to the end-of-session startup competition, and real investors will review & award funding to the competition winner!

Assigned startup mentor for weekly working calls. Your mentor will coach you through every step of turning your idea into an MVP and help prepare you for the end-of-session startup competition!

Custom financial model, based on your business idea and marketing plan. Your startup mentor will assist you in creating this, and this will be a key component of your investor pitch.

Participants receive a Successful Completion Certificate, and Platinum participants receive a custom letter of recommendation (from the Beta Bowl founder and CEO), specific to their journey throughout the program, which can be a huge differentiator in their college applications.

CLICK HERE to See Our Packages (And Early Bird Discounts Available Today)!

F.A.Q

Beta Bowl is an extracurricular program for adolescents ages 13 through 18 who have an interest in startups and entrepreneurship. We offer three different program options: Summer 5-Day Immersion, Summer 6-Week Condensed (rolling admission), and Platinum 12-Week (rolling admission). Throughout the program, participating teens will have the hands-on experience of taking an idea from inception to minimum viable product, ready to launch (and launch it in beta), as well as complete an investor pitch deck and learn every aspect of building, marketing, and pitching a business. 

Beta Bowl is both an educational experience and a real-world introduction to building a business. The program covers everything from marketing to branding to business models and startup finance. Participants will be guided through every step of turning their idea into a reality by their startup mentor, with whom they will have weekly (or daily for the 5-Day Immersion) working calls. Startup mentors will provide strategic advice, as well as technical alternatives and easy-to-implement resources to enable participants to bring their ideas to life, regardless of the idea's niche or industry. (no additional expenses required)

P.S. Students don't need an idea or product coming into Beta Bowl - they will be coached and given the tools and resources to prepare a sound business idea, service, or product and bring it to fruition. (Idea exploration and validation are a part of week 1 of the Beta Bowl curriculum)

Beta Bowl is founded and run by current entrepreneurs and investors who have real-life experience, building, scaling, and selling companies.

All Beta Bowl participants will receive a Successful Completion Certificate and will come away with a full portfolio of their business-building projects, all of which can be a great addition to a resume and college application. Platinum and Summer participants will also receive a custom letter of recommendation from the Beta Bowl founder and CEO, specific to their journey throughout the program, which can be a huge asset and differentiator in their college applications.

The Platinum and 6-Week Condensed Summer Beta Bowl sessions culminate in a startup competition, in which participants will submit their pitch deck (and optionally a pitch video) to be evaluated by the startup judges for review, feedback, and possibly funding. The startup judges are qualified investors and successful entrepreneurs, and they will assess ideas based on soundness of the business plan, profitability of the financial model, actual progress to date (i.e. beta launch traction and feedback from target customers) in selecting a winner. The annual competition winner will be awarded $1500. (Based on volume of participants and the quality of pitches received, additional prize funding may be awarded to second and third place winners, as well.)

No! Every participant in Beta Bowl will be coached and guided every step of the way and given all the necessary tools and resources to turn their idea into a viable business and launch it! There is no advanced math involved, and the simple startup math included in the financial model will be thoroughly explained to all participants. All calculations will be handled in excel. There is also no need for participants to have any advanced technical or coding skills. If they do, that's fine and they can use those in their startup if they choose, but participants will have just as good a chance of success in startups and in Beta Bowl lacking that knowledge.

Success in entrepreneurship is really not about IQ or any specific skill-set taught in schools (like math or science), though those skills CAN influence bright and ambitious entrepreneurs and help them on their journey to success.

Yes! You can participate as many times as you want! That said, you will be given all the tools and resources, as well as 1-on-1 mentorship, to take your idea to launch each time. If you are a repeat participant with the same idea, we can provide you a customized "advanced" curriculum for you.

Yes - here's how these calls work: After submitting their intake form, participants will be matched up with a startup mentor and given a milestone tracker and curriculum (along with their other intake materials). Students will have weekly (daily in the 5-day immersion) zoom calls with their mentor that will move participants forward in turning their idea into an MVP - some weeks will focus on market research, the financial model, the marketing strategy, the pitch deck, etc. The calls, along with the milestone tracker, keep all participants on track so they come away with their completed MVP, financial model, marketing plan, pitch deck, and are prepared for the end-of-session startup competition.

If a participant wants his or her parents to sit in on the calls (OR if a parent wants to be present for the calls), that is completely fine. If a parent wants to be more involved in their teen's startup, that's great, but throughout the Beta Bowl session, we will be sure to equip all participants (the teens) to build and launch their own business. That's the goal. 🙂

The startup mentors assigned to each Beta Bowl enrollee (or team) are full-time entrepreneurs and/or top business school performers at esteemed universities. Some of our mentors have backgrounds in finance, some have come from accelerators, and some have transitioned from entrepreneur to investor/advisor.

A note to parents (and students): We vet every startup mentor for their academic acuity and personal integrity – mentors include entrepreneurs and current top performers at esteemed business schools. Additionally, Beta Bowl student participants have opportunities to give feedback along the way to ensure they’re getting the positive learning experience and value add from their weekly mentor sessions.
*Select participants will be mentored by Rachel Greenberg, the Beta Bowl founder & CEO, based on her availability at the student's time of enrollment.

What if I want to guarantee Rachel as my student's mentor or get a higher level of ongoing support?
Please send an email to info@beta-bowl.com with the subject line "CONCIERGE" to inquire about options and pricing for concierge mentoring with Rachel Greenberg. We are able to customize the program to best meet you and your teen's needs and requests.

Participants can sign up solo or with friends as a "team" if they'd like to build one startup together (in which case the weekly calls can be group calls with all team members). You will each enroll individually, but in your application (which you will receive just after enrolling), you will be asked to select "Solo" or "Team" participant, and if you select "Team" will indicate the name and email address of your friend(s) who you would like to work with. Teams of any size can be accommodated, but most successful startups began with founding teams of 5 or fewer members.

As a Beta Bowl enrollee, you will be given all the tools you need to build and launch your MVP. That said, there are always multiple options (paid and unpaid) when it comes to getting a product or website built. IF you choose to spend additional money on bringing your idea to life, that is completely fine and up to you, BUT your startup mentor will always give you FREE alternative tools and resources you can use to accomplish the goals of the program and take your idea from zero to pitch-ready (and market ready).

The only tools students need access to include:

  • A computer with internet (to access video lessons and collaborate)
  • Excel or Numbers (to access and complete the financial model tasks)
  • PPT, Keynote, or similar presentation editing program (pitch deck tasks)
  • Email (and optionally phone OR computer audio chat) for weekly startup mentor calls and to receive Beta Bowl communications
Beta Bowl is for adolescents ages 13 through 18. The program is geared towards motivated and gifted adolescents and teens who are driven, ambitious, and have an interest in business, startups, or at the least watching Shark Tank 🙂 (or for those who simply want an impressive and unique extracurricular opportunity to stand out from the crowd in the competitive college application process)
*If you are interested in registering a gifted younger student (between 11 and 12), please reach out via email to info@beta-bowl.com and we can accept and accommodate them on a case-by-case basis.
At the end of each Beta Bowl session (Platinum, Gold, and 6-Week Summer Condensed), there will be a startup pitch competition, where each participants (or teams) will send in their pitch deck (and optionally a video pitch), explaining their idea, business model, and current progress/traction to a group of pitch judges (seed and angel investors and successful entrepreneurs). These judges will evaluate that session's entries and will award between $500 and $1500 to the winning startup, as well as individual feedback and suggestions to every participant on taking their startup to the next level!
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A Note From Our Founder

Hi, I’m Rachel Greenberg – a Wall Street investment banker turned full-time entrepreneur and startup consultant. I’ve been working with startups for the past decade, and I’ve helped create and implement marketing strategies, investor pitch decks, and rebranding campaigns that have collectively reached millions of customers, earned millions+ in funding, and generated tens of millions of dollars in revenue. (A few of them got acquired for 7 and 8 figure valuations in the past few years, and one got a deal on Shark Tank, and a couple have been featured in the Oprah Magazine!)

My story in a nutshell:

  • » Business degree in finance + entrepreneurship from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • » Began my career at JP Morgan, Piper Jaffray, & Wells Fargo
  • » Co-founded a college-geared company that exited in 2016
  • » Hired my former co-founders as the development team on my second company, which I sold to an operator-investor 3 years later
  • » Solo-founded and launched 3 different digital companies in 1 year
  • » Built the Zero-to-60 digital business accelerator program to help first-time entrepreneurs go from idea to business in 60 days
  • » Created Beta Bowl as an educational enrichment program to introduce entrepreneurship to driven teens and future founders

Learning from Feedback

After hosting Beta Bowl focus groups with live sessions for students all over the country and running the program by university business majors and professors, I got 2 pieces of feedback.

1) The current business students WISHED they had this program back when they were in high school, and

2) this is a program that would look great and be a huge differentiator for candidates on college applications and resumes.

Results - A Robust, Hands-on Program

We took that feedback, along with the suggestions from our focus group students, and created a program that gives students a robust, hands-on learning (and DOING) experience, gives them an IMPRESSIVE differentiator to include on their resumes and college applications, and gives them a unique custom recommendation letter that sets them apart and highlights their particular growth, progress, and achievement building their own business in the Beta Bowl program.

I've founded and continue to run a handful of businesses day-to-day, but Beta Bowl is one I'm most proud of, as I believe we have the potential to make the largest impact on the entire generation of future entrepreneurs, business people, leaders, and change-makers. This program is for EVERYONE, and I can't wait to get it into the hands of as many motivated teens as possible."

- Rachel Greenberg, Beta Bowl Founder & CEO

Feedback from a few other students on their Beta Bowl experience

It exceeded my expectations. I went into this program thinking it would just be a typical online class, but it is so interactive, and gives room for creativity and out of the box thinking.

Nishanth K., MD, Above 12th Grade

This program provides a great hands-on approach to the most important aspects of building a successful business.

Jessica T., CA, 12th Grade

I enjoyed learning about how to successfully creating a startup, and would recommend Beta Bowl to anyone wanting to start their own business

Joshua B., TX, 11th Grade

I loved Beta Bowl my expectations were definitely met, and I learned so many new things. I thought that Beta Bowl was an amazing learning experience and got so much out of it.

Amelia W., OR, 10th Grade

It gives you everything but the real world experience, it's amazing.

Alex M., CA, 10th Grade

The course was definitely more in depth than I initially thought it would be. I would recommend beta bowl, but only to any over achiever friends. This is definitely a in depth course and completely sets you up to launch a company or sets you up with enough knowledge to start a company in the future.

Annabelle W., KY, 11th Grade

It was so much greater and put together than I had expected. I thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend to all of my friends for future programs. It is a great learning experience for students who are looking into studying business and even more specifically, entrepreneurial studies to see if it is fit for them!

Lauren M., WA, 12th Grade

Beta bowl definitely met my expectations, and it was more thorough than I expected which is great, and I would also recommend it. The two week Beta Bowl program was educational and fun, and the daily calls were informative and open-ended. The program made it simple to build your company with step by step instructions which allowed you to take any business direction.

Eric B., TX, 12th Grade

The experience was definitely a lot more helpful than I expected it to be. At first, I didn't know what to expect, but I definitely got a lot out of it. I would say the course is definitely worth it and it really helped to drive my passion in business.

Shaan D., TX, 12th Grade

Exactly what I expected- it was great! I definitely enjoyed and I would highly recommend to others. It's a great way to start your own successful business!

Shira C., NY, 10th Grade

The experience was much better than my expectations going in. I thought it would be more lectures, and less actual work to do alone. I enjoyed that i got to hear the "lectures" and then incorporate the skills learned on the worksheets, and to launching my own business. I loved it and would recommend to my peers. Beta bowl teaches life skills that are useful in the real world, that school would never teach. It teaches you how to think for yourself, be resourceful, and that there isn't one correct answer to something, like how it is in school.

Chloe L., NY, 9th Grade

It is a fun educational program that lets you make your idea into a reality, and I would recommend it to others.

Will M., NY, 9th Grade

I learned a lot more than I thought I was and came out of Beta Bowl with a full financial/business model that started with an idea. What surprised me was how self-paced the program was and how I was challenged by figuring out certain problems and questions by myself. I thoroughly enjoyed the Beta Bowl program and would recommend it. It was a great learning experience, especially for someone who is interested in business. Throughout Beta Bowl, I learned how to turn my idea into a reality. I came into the class with a few ideas and left ready to launch a business in just weeks.

Surina A., MN, 12th Grade

I thought this was just some summer camp, but it is a lot more than that. It’s a great course with lots of good information to know even if you are not starting a business.

Soahum S., GA, 11th Grade

I wasn't sure what to expect, but I learned a lot every week and would definitely recommend the course to anyone because it really doesn't matter what experience level you are at, there is always something to work on and there is a lot of material to learn from. I feel like anyone can really make the experience their own, so it is great for anyone. This is a perfect program for anyone because it is a valuable experience no matter what experience level you have. There is always something to learn about and you can pick your own journey.

Divij K., MA, 12th Grade

I found it very interesting and relevant, and it was a great tool to get my business started. I would recommend it to other entrepreneurs looking to start their own businesses. Beta Bowl is an interesting immersive business building program that can teach you the things that you need to know about running a business in this current time.

Andrew B., FL, 9th Grade

I'm so glad I decided to give Beta Bowl a chance and use this as experience to see if business is a field I would be interested in pursuing further in college. After completing this course, I have realized how much these types of topics interest me, and it is almost as if these topics come naturally to me. I was able to discover that starting a business isn't rocket science. Anyone who has done plenty of planning and preparation can start a successful business no matter their age or background.

Bhairavi C., GA, 11th Grade