Startup Bootcamp


10-day startup experience for high school students

Students join a team and build a startup with the help of industry advisors.  Full-tuition scholarships are available and space is limited to only 50 participants.

A unique experience to showcase in your college applications.


50 Students From Around US

Our competitive application process brings together the best young entrepreneurs for an unforgettable experience. Work alongside outstanding peers who will join your network for life.

Full Scholarships Available

We offer 100% full ride need-based scholarships.  Most families qualify for some scholarship.  Tuition is $1500 and the optional Room & Board is $900.

Practice skills you cant learn in school

Creating a company means you’ll practice skills young people are never exposed to.  Real leadership, teamwork, communication, persuasion, strategy, and more.


Ideal for Budding Entrepreneurs

The perfect place to try out that idea you've had in your head.  You give a short pitch on day 1 and rally a few team members to join you.  Or listen to others pitches and join one of those teams.

Guidance from Industry Experts

Building a company is hard! Each team gets a dedicate industry expert to guide and help troubleshoot along the way.  See where our industry experts come from below.

Master the QØ Startup Method

You learn about and then implement customer discovery, ideation, prototyping, growth, and pitching.  You’ll master each steps so that you can apply to future ideas you might have

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QØ partners with leading companies to bring a one-of-a-kind experience to our young entrepreneurs


We'll let this video from 2017 QØ young entrepreneurs do the talking!

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Location & Dates


Downtown LA, CA

August 3-12

In-person dates Aug. 3-5 & 10-12




Opening Weekend
(Friday 4pm - Sunday 2pm)

Week of Work
(Monday-Thursday online from 10am-4pm with advisor meetings on Monday and Wednesday at 7pm)

Closing Weekend
(Friday 4pm - Sunday 2pm)


Master the QØ Startup Process

On the first day you will have the opportunity to give a short 1-minute pitch about an idea you've been dying to try out. You will also here other's pitch their ideas. If your pitch is able to persuade a few others, then you've got a team! Otherwise you can join another team you are excited about. Get a preview of the QØ Startup Process below.

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Power your potential and apply today