President and CEO

Shawn K. Osborne

Today, Shawn is applying his personal experience to his passion for entrepreneurship and a professional record of business success as President and CEO of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) – which teaches the entrepreneurial mindset to young people and provides the tools and attitudes to overcome adversity and address future personal, economic, community and global challenges.

Our Programs

The NFTE Difference

NFTE works with students in low-income communities across the country and around the world, which are often plagued by crime, violence and high dropout rates.  In the United States, we target communities in which at least 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced price lunch.

April 25, 2012  |  199 comments

NFTE's Dare to Dream Auction is now closed.
Thank you to everyone who supported the auction, and Congratulations to our winning bidders!

Post a Comment
March 13, 2012  |  0 comments

You have the mindset and the ideas but how can one avoid experiencing entrepreneurial burnout? There are many ways to keep engaged and motivated, but here are some suggestions from proven entrepreneurs via the Young Entrepreneur Council:

Follow the 90/10 Rule

Post a Comment

For Administrators

Our award-winning, innovative and experiential program teaches young people critical skills such as reading, writing and math while they learn the steps to write and defend a business plan based on their own original idea. We also teach the entrepreneurial mindset.