June 16, 2014  |  35 comments

Blog syndicated from Young Entrepreneur Council

By Brendan Mangus

Entrepreneurs are a rare breed. It takes a heterogeneous mix of confidence, risk tolerance, self-discipline, determination and competitiveness to start a business and see it through to success.

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June 9, 2014  |  0 comments

This article has been cross-posted from Entrepreneur.

By Amy Rosen,
President and CEO, NFTE

For more than 25 years, the organization I run has been teaching young people -- mostly high-school-age students -- how to think like entrepreneurs. In that time, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) has exposed more than 500,000 students to the power of the entrepreneurship mindset.

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May 12, 2014  |  0 comments

By Amy Rosen,
President & CEO, NFTE

As entrepreneurial success stories go, Kevin Plank’s is a pretty good one.  

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May 1, 2014  |  0 comments

On Thursday, April 24, NFTE held its annual Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. This year’s Gala celebrated the global young entrepreneurs and educators of 2014, and 20 years of NFTE in the D.C. Region. The Gala honored Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and philanthropist Diana Davis Spencer.

Watch Kevin Plank's full remarks:

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2014 Global Enterprising Educators

NFTE recognizes our teachers' dedication to their profession. Their innovative approaches to teaching the NFTE curriculum help our students to globalize their thinking every day, and to reach beyond themselves to become the business leaders of tomorrow.  Every year, NFTE honors one teacher from each of our program offices and partner programs around the world at our Global Gala.

Teen Summer Employment And Its Importance

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship announced a new collaboration with Citi Foundation as part of their $50 million Pathways to Progress investment in career readiness and summer jobs.