January 7, 2014  |  68 comments

By Anthony Halmon
Freshman, Cornell University
Founder of Thermofier

My experience with NFTE has been tremendous. NFTE is more than an organization that provides students the opportunity to become great innovators, but NFTE is also like a second home. The mentors and support that NFTE offers provides students with comfort, nurturing, guidance, wisdom, and a great foundation of opportunity.

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November 11, 2013  |  37 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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New York Metro Start Up Summer


Registration for this event has closed!

If you would still like to attend, please contact Angela Cruz, Development & Events Associate for NFTE New York Metro, at (212) 232-3333, ext: 392 or via email at angela.cruz@nfte.com.

October 28, 2013  |  14 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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October 17, 2013  |  8 comments

Jesus Fernandez and Toheeb Okenla were recently named winners of NFTE’s annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (NYEC) for their business T&J Soccer, a retail business that sells soccer socks to protect player’s shins during game.

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October 16, 2013  |  32 comments

Toheeb Okenla and Jesus Fernandez were recently named winners of NFTE’s annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (NYEC) for their business T&J Soccer, a retail business that sells soccer socks to protect player’s shins during game.

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25th Anniversary Gala


25 Years of Inspiration - NFTE's Dare to Dream Gala

What a wonderful night! Thanks to all who helped to make it happen!

120 Wall Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10005