QØ x YPO Venture Kickstart

YPO Southern 7 and Quarter Zero are teaming up again to provide an exclusive experience for members and their high schoolers.


Join us for the second annual QØ Venture Kickstart Atlanta February 8-10th.

QØ Venture Kickstart is a three day program that serves as introduction for both parents and teenagers on best practices in entrepreneurship and youth development. The program focuses on the skills and mindset youth need to develop to be successful in a rapidly changing world.

Winner of YPO International’s 2018 Best Parent-Child Event Award


Immersive experience to include:

Design Thinking

Design thinking + planning


Developing rapid prototypes

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Pitching your ideas

For more details on the Quarter Zero methodology, click here.

Register early. Space is limited.


What YPO members and
students have to say about QØ


“It was truly a complete entrepreneurial experience with all the assignments, speakers, classes, etc.”

~ Antonella Wing, Student
(YPO Honduras)


“QØ was a transformational experience that taught me a lot about starting a business.”

~ Satvik Garg, Student
(YPO Emirates)


“My mom asked me what I thought of the QØ Program and the first words that came to mind were ‘I LOVED IT!’”

~ Francesca George, Student
(YPO Mountain State Gold)


Dates + Schedule

Friday, February 8, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019




5:30: Check-in + Welcome

5:45pm-7:30pm: Joint Activity with Parents

7:30pm-9:20pm: Dinner + Student Programming


9am-5pm: Student Programming

5pm-7:30pm: Dinner + Game Night


9am - 12 - Morning Programming

12pm-2pm: Pitch Presentations

YPO Members and/or Spouses


5:30pm: Check-in + Welcome

5:45pm-7:30pm: Joint Activity with Students

7:30: Parents Only Social @ The Omni

8pm: Parents Only Dinner @ Garden and Gun


9:30am-2:30pm: Parents Session

3:30pm: Private Tour of Atlanta Tech Village

6pm: Parent Dinner at C. Ellet’s


12:40pm: Parent Event Arrival

1-2pm: Pitch Presentations


Program Fees


$550 per Student

$250 per Parent


Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing to Lauren Grier.  Cancellation by January 25th will receive refund less $100 per registrant fee. 

No refunds after January 25th unless a replacement is found.


Event Details


Location + Lodging

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The Farm

The Farm is housed at The Battery Atlanta, a 60-acre development that will include SunTrust Park home to the Atlanta Braves, as well as retail shops, restaurants, an office tower, hotel, an entertainment venue, residential units and Comcast NBCUniversal’s Southeast Region headquarters.

The Farm is part of Comcast NBCUniversal’s LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs program and is operated by Boomtown Accelerator, founded in Boulder, Colorado.

YPO Event Champions

Tim Wise - YPO S7
Reid Zeising - YPO S7 Gold


YPO S7 Event Contact

Lauren Grier


Have questions? We have answers...


Can my student attend without a parent? +

Yes, but we highly recommend parents attend if they are able.

Will there be transportation from the airport? +

No, participants are responsible for coordinating their transportation.

If assistance is desired for students traveling alone, please reach out to Lauren Gier (YPO S7) who can help possibly connect you with a another YPO member on a similar travel schedule.

Do we book directly with the hotel? +

Yes, we have a room block under YPO S7 that you can reference to access the discounted group rate. The contact information for the Omni Hotel at The Battery is (678) 567-7327

Are we required to stay at the hotel? +

No, but do be aware that programming will end for students on Friday and Saturday night at the hotel lobby.

Do you have more details about the parent program? +

Yes, click here and read about our standard parent program we do in the Catapult Incubator.

Who is the main contact for this event? +

Lauren Grier, YPO Southern 7 Chapter
770-690-8449 ext. 23 or lgrier@yposouthern7.org

During Program:
Veronica Flores, Director, QØ Lab - Quarter Zero

Where does each day start? +

Each day starts at The Farm which is a short walk from the Omni Hotel at The Battery.

Should we eat breakfast before arriving at The Farm? +

Yes! Please be sure to have a hearty breakfast to fuel up for the day.

What meals are included? +

Lunch will be provided on Saturday and Sunday and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.

Where do I register? +

You register for this event on the YPO Exchange website via this link .

When is the registration deadline? +

Wednesday, January 16 is the last day to book a hotel room at the group rate. You may register for the event as space permits.