T.R.A.P.P.E.D Youth Startup Weekend Series is a entrepreneur-led, community-run 3-day experience for youth ages 16-19 years. It will be held on August 12-14, 2022 in St. Louis, MO. Youth participants will take an idea and learn how to cultivate it into a revenue-drive startup.


Our mission is to teach and promote entrepreneurship in local communities. We create opportunities for young people to succeed and advance economically, gain skills and resources, compete in markets, and gain fair and equal access to economic opportunities.


We work with leading organizations to support entrepreneurs and help them turn ideas into reality, all over the world


  • Access entrepreneurs who are transforming your community.


  • Attract talent and new business opportunities.


  • Build brand awareness among the youth startup ecosystem and promote your brand with the most entrepreneurial spirits in St. Louis!


  • Help entrepreneurs build successful businesses and share that story with the world.