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AboutNFTE New York Metro
Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s New York Metro program office provides schools and partners across the Tri-State area the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE has launched tens of thousands of New York Metro Region students on their entrepreneurial journey through in-school, after-school, and summer programming.
NFTE Entrepreneurship Pathway
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
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!
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.
NFTE Startup Summer Alum Melonie Knight and NFTE Board Member Dave Chubak Featured on WNET MetroFocusNovember 12, 2018Tune 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.Read More
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New York Metro Schools
New York Metro actively works in the Tri-State area to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in this area and would like to know more, contact ZviaS@nfte.com.