Become a teen

Launch an impactful & meaningful project

Meet weekly, one-on-one with an experienced entrepreneur or changemaker to incubate your “Spike,” a distinctive passion-project that has real world impact.


Microtia Pre-Op Psychological Initiative for Kids

By diving deeper into her interest in medicine, Jessica helped thousands of kids mentally prepare for reconstructive face surgery.


“We Don’t Talk about That” Art Exhibition

Inspired by her own background as a child of a single-parent and her passion for cosplay, Julia crafted a global photography exhibition to break the stigma around the topic in Asia.







admitted to their reach colleges!

meet our coaches

Lloyd Nimetz

7-time entrepreneur & startup investor

Stanford MBA ’08 + Williams BA ’01

Larry Liu

Founder of 2 education companies. 6 years of high school teaching experience.

Michigan MA ’08 + BS ’07

Jane Chen

Founder of Embrace Innovations: 300,000 baby lives saved. TED Public Speaker

Harvard MPA ‘08, Stanford MBA ‘07, Pomona BA ‘00

Find Your Spike

Learn about our 6-stage Spike Incubation program. Following this roadmap, any self-motivated high schooler can find their passion, identify a great Spike idea and successfully launch it into the world.

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