A global online entrepreneurship experience that challenges students to develop innovative solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals
AboutNFTE Baltimore/DC Metro
Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s Baltimore/Washington Metro program offices provide schools and partners in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE has launched thousands of Capitol Region students on their entrepreneurial journey through in-school, after-school, and summer programming.
A unique classroom program blending entrepreneurship and tech, where students build a marketable app and create a business plan for their product
A flexible/modular curriculum that can be blended or infused, semester or full-year, where students use lean startup methodologies to develop and test business ideas
A foundational course focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as students learn how to create an original business plan and pitch their business
Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
Entrepreneurship 1 students can enter a series of local and national pitch competitions where they can win seed capital to launch their business or pursue educational goals
An advanced course focused on business model validation, product development, and marketing that deepens the entrepreneurial mindset
Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB) Certification
Students completing Entrepreneurship 2 are prepared to take the Certiport ESB exam and earn an industry-recognized entrepreneurship certification
News & Events
Washington DC Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals
May 7, 2019
First year (Entrepreneurship 1 and Owning Your Future) NFTE students move into the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the Washington Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in early May!
Baltimore Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals
May 24, 2019
First year (Entrepreneurship 1 and Owning Your Future) NFTE students move into the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the Baltimore Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on May 24!
Baltimore Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Finals
June 18, 2019
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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Baltimore/Washington Metro Schools
NFTE works with committed teachers, schools, and partners in under-resourced communities to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in the Baltimore / Washington DC Metro area and would like to know more, contact SteveL@nfte.com.