June 18, 2014  |  16 comments

This summer, NFTE is bringing its experiential curriculum to 11 cities across the U.S. in the form of summer BizCamps. NFTE BizCamps are two-week intensive entrepreneurship programs designed to unlock the entrepreneurial mindset in youth as each participant builds a full plan for an original business idea of their own.
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June 16, 2014  |  31 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 11, 2014  |  0 comments

By Stephanie Alvarado

Knight Foundation supports the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to prepare students from low-income communities for today’s technology landscape. Below, Stephanie Alvarado, NFTE’s development associate, gives a snapshot of NFTE alumni’s first day of GenTech, a summer camp to help students launch their tech-based business while learning to code.

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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 29, 2014  |  22 comments

On Tuesday, May 27, President Barack Obama hosted the 2014 White House Science Fair and celebrated the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. The President hosted the first-ever White House Science Fair in late 2010, fulfilling a commitment he made at the launch of his Educate to Innovate campaign to inspire students to excel in math and science.

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