May 13, 2014  |  0 comments

Xochitl Guzman, founder and operator of Create Awake, a Los Angeles based small business, has won the Steve Mariotti Venture Award Pitch Challenge from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).

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Urban Compass

Robert Reffkin
Urban Compass
Berkeley, California
NFTE Class of 1995

Create Awake

Xochitl (Kusikuy) Guzman
Create Awake
San Francisco, CA
NFTE Class of 1998

November 13, 2013  |  2 comments

In the 2012-2013 academic year, NFTE Bay Area partnered with SAP to develop and implement our inaugural Technology Challenge. The goal of the challenge was to incentivize NFTE students to create businesses that utilized technology, such as ecommerce websites and mobile apps.

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November 11, 2013  |  9 comments

This year’s World Series of Innovation is the biggest and most competitive World Series we’ve ever held. Students from around the world had the opportunity to submit their innovation to 11 challenges, ranging from beverage marketing plans to new technologies for education, in the hopes of winning the grand prize.

Students from nine nations including Algeria, Haiti, Austria, Chile and Thailand – more than 700 entries overall – shared their innovations this year and could win up to $10,000 in cash and prizes in the challenges.

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October 28, 2013  |  2 comments

Blog syndicated via Youth Entrepreneurship Council (YEC)

QUESTION: Name one characteristic about this generation or time in history that makes becoming an entrepreneur easier or more rewarding than ever before.

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