New York Metro

NFTE New York Metro Students Compete to Advance to Regional Finals

May 22, 2019
Many innovative and eco-savvy ideas were on display as first-year NFTE students competed at the NFTE NY Metro Youth Entrepreneurship...
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In Her Own Words: Cheyenne Sookoo on Being an Entrepreneur and an Artist

May 14, 2019
My name is Cheyenne Sookoo and I am the Founder and Creative Director of two businesses: Paints by Chey and...
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Competitions

New York Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals

May 14, 2019

First year (Entrepreneurship 1 and Owning Your Future) NFTE students move into the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the New York Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on May 14!

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Competitions

New York Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Finals

June 13, 2018
6:00 - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us in celebrating the transformative power of entrepreneurship education! This signature networking event will feature the final round of competition for our top three teen finalists, who will present their business plans to a distinguished panel of judges.

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NFTE Startup Summer Alum Melonie Knight and NFTE Board Member Dave Chubak Featured on WNET MetroFocus

November 12, 2018
Tune in to WNET's MetroFocus on Wednesday, October 24, at 6:00pm as Jack Ford interviews NFTE alum Melonie Knight and NFTE board member David Chubak, Head of Global Retail Banking at Citigroup.
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Daymond John Makes Surprise Visit to a NFTE E1 Classroom

October 26, 2018
Entrepreneur and Shark Daymond John was back in his old neighborhood of Queens, NY, yesterday and made a surprise visit to a NFTE classroom at Thomas Edison Career and Technical High School in Jamaica Hills. John engaged the class of Entrepreneurship 1 (E1) students in a lively discussion about life as an entrepreneur, presented an exciting gift of new classroom computers to school principal Moses Ojeda, and gifted the students and teachers with personally signed books as well as subscriptions to his new online resource for entrepreneurs.
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EY Connect Day Volunteers Help NFTE NY Metro Students Brainstorm Ideas for World Series of Innovation Challenge

October 5, 2018
EY’s Connect Day is an annual day of community service and this year, thousands of volunteers from Ernst & Young LLP came together to help NFTE students brainstorm about the future of work around EY’s World Series of Innovation challenge. Sessions were held in 24 locations across the US, including New York and New Jersey. The energy, collaborative spirit and smiles were just as big everywhere. Learn more about the World Series of Innovation Challenges at innovation.nfte.com.
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On the #RoadtoNationals and Ready to Compete in October

August 27, 2018
Three of NFTE New York Metro's top young entrepreneurs have qualified for nationals and are headed to the final rounds of the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge this fall.
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