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Michigan VE Students Reach New Heights at 2018 Michigan State Leadership Conferences at the Genesee Career Institute in Flint

From mid-to-late October to early November, 235 VE students from 23 schools across Michigan participated in the 2018 Michigan State Leadership Conferences at the Genesee Career Institute in Flint, Michigan. Students broke out into department-based groups for networking, hands-on activities, professional … Continue reading

VE Students from James Logan High School Connect with Business Leaders at QuickBooks Connect San Jose

On November 6, 2018, students from James Logan High School’s VE class attended Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect event at the San Jose Convention Center, gaining an incredible real-life experience and inside look at what their lives could look like in the future … Continue reading

TAPinto: “West Orange VEI Program Gives Students Real World Business Experience”

TAPinto, one of the largest online local news gathering operations in New Jersey, recently featured West Orange High School’s VE program which launched at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. The program connects to the local business community, with members … Continue reading

600 Students Make New Connections, Upgrade Skills at 2018 Illinois Leadership Conference

On Wednesday, October 24, more than 600 VE students gathered in Elmhurst, Illinois for the 2018 Illinois Leadership Conference. This dynamic, interactive event provided students with opportunities to network, practice for upcoming competitions through a “VE Challenge” session, business ideas … Continue reading

Virtual Enterprises International Appoints HR Executives Maureen Gillan-Myer of HSBC, Fukiko Ogisu of Viacom to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 — Virtual Enterprises International announced today that Maureen Gillan-Myer, Chief Human Resources Officer at HSBC Bank USA, and Fukiko Ogisu, executive vice president and Chief People Officer at Viacom have been appointed to VE’s board … Continue reading

Intuit Partners with Virtual Enterprises International to Provide QuickBooks Online and Design for Delight to Thousands of Students Across the U.S

Partnership Will Help Teens Develop Career and Financial Readiness Skills NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 — Virtual Enterprises International announced today that over 15,000 high school students and teachers of the VE program will have access to QuickBooks Online thanks to … Continue reading

LIU: “High School Virtual Business Entrepreneurs Come Away Winners at LIU Post Competition”

On October 19, over 1,500 students across 60 high schools traveled to Long Island for the Business and Entrepreneurship Conference hosted by LIU Post and Virtual Enterprise International. Elevator Pitch Competition Finalists DefenseLine, Calhoun High School The Party Project, Herricks High … Continue reading

2017-18 Store Manager Data Highlights

VE’s Store Manager lets students and firms easily buy and sell products through e-commerce websites. This gives VE firms a chance to learn how to do business like a real-world business, which is what VE is all about. After logging … Continue reading

South Pasadena High School: “Hundreds of Students Visit SPHS to Take Part in the Virtual Enterprise Leadership Conference”

On Thursday, October 4, 2018, nearly 470 students from 18 schools in California visited South Pasadena High School as part of the Virtual Enterprise Leadership Conference. As the kickoff to the Virtual Enterprise competition year, 30 teams of students met … Continue reading

Timothy Christian High School and Park Place of Elmhurst Enter Third Year of Partnership, Enabling Retired Business Leaders to Mentor Illinois VE Students

The 2018-19 school year marks the third year of a unique partnership between Timothy Christian High School’s VE program Core, Inc. and Park Place of Elmhurst, a continuing care retirement community in the western Chicago suburbs. Retired business professionals and … Continue reading