The power of innovation knows no age limits

PresenTense Colorado (a program of UpStart) supports Jewish teen leaders through innovation and community building.

During a six-month Fellowship, participants utilize Design Thinking, partnership with a Coach, and up to $1000 in funding to develop a social entrepreneurship project.



Join a select group of 15 passionate, driven individuals. Applications open in the fall. Pursue your passion and make a difference!

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Practice the tenets of social entrepreneurship and Design Thinking through our interactive, engaging curriculum.

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Coaching and Mentorship

Work with a Coach 1-1 and receive advice from a variety of Subject Matter Experts.

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Apply for a Grant

Apply to receive up to $1,000 to bring your idea to life.


Fellow Showcase

Pitch your project to a room full of community members, entrepreneurs, family, friends, and other esteemed guests at our culminating event in May.