Ne-Yo’s Nonprofit Makes Kids Entrepreneurs

Ne-Yo’s Nonprofit Makes Kids Entrepreneurs

The singer’s Compound Foundation hosts Future CEO Academy.

Published July 13, 2011

When he isn’t churning out hit R&B songs, Ne-Yo is all about providing opportunities for young people in foster care and group homes through his nonprofit, The Compound Foundation. This weekend, the organization will host the annual Future CEO Academy, where 50 teens from the Georgia foster care system will participate in a three-day entrepreneurship boot camp. Students will learn business basics, business plan development, intellectual property law, and participate in an elevator pitch contest sponsored by 100 Urban Entrepreneurs. The academy will be hosted on the campus of Clark Atlanta University. Find out more info at

Written by Kenrya Rankin


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