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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October 28, 2013  |  15 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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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!

February 19, 2013  |  618 comments

By Amy Rosen

I had a wonderful experience today helping chart the course for bringing financial literacy to all young Americans. I joined the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability in presenting our findings to President Obama.

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December 17, 2012  |  78 comments

Keon Massey is a 12th grade NFTE student at World Communications Charter School in Philadelphia.By: Keon Massey, 12th Grade NFTE Student

I didn’t know anything about the fundamentals of business when I was first introduced to the entrepreneurship class at my school, but I knew that I loved marketing. In September, my NFTE class went on a field trip to the Philadelphia Convention Center to meet and work with professionals from Ernst & Young. At the EY Connect Day,  I was introduced to Mrs. Sylvia McKinney, the executive director of NFTE Philadelphia, and the business world. We all had an assignment to develop a better business plan from a business assigned to us at random. The group that I led performed perfectly, and we won the competition that day.

That was just for starters

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November 27, 2012  |  18 comments

Give Now

Today at 9:00 AM ET (Tuesday, November 27th) the Microsoft Giving Tuesday begins! This is your last chance to Double Your Impact and your gift to NFTE through the generosity of the people at Microsoft. Matches will be made up to $1,000 per donor, per project on the Give For Youth website, and funding is limited. 

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