February 21, 2014  |  1 comment

By Tim Lakey,
ST. Louis Entrepreneurship Teacher

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February 18, 2014  |  0 comments

Alberto Carvalho, the schools chief in the Miami-Dade district in Florida, was named superintendent of the year on February 13 in Nashville. Carvalho has been Miami-Dade's schools chief since 2008, and an enthusiastic NFTE supporter throughout his tenure.  Carvalho recently recorded a video endorsing the work of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, which you can watch below. Upon accepting the award, he recognized the teachers, school board, staff and community partners, stating that the award was an affirmation of the work they were doing.

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February 14, 2014  |  1 comment

By Amy Rosen
President and CEO, NFTE

We celebrate the persistence of entrepreneurs who make it.

We marvel at the ability of some to be flexible and adapt.

But the truth is we could not appreciate or even recognize persistence or flexibility without acknowledging failure – the adverse, sometimes crushing consequences of trying new things.

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February 12, 2014  |  1 comment

Blog syndicated from the Youth Entrepreneurship Council

Question: What's your best piece of advice for a very young entrepreneur with little to no experience about to pitch their idea for the first time?

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February 6, 2014  |  3 comments

By Tim Lakey, St. Louis Entrepreneurship Teacher

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January 28, 2014  |  1 comment

Last week, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) Amy Rosen sat down with NFTE Equity Investor MasterCard at the World Economic Forum for a series of short interviews. Topics ranged from financial inclusion to youth unemployment.

Watch the interviews below:

 

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January 23, 2014  |  3 comments

This week NFTE CEO Amy Rosen is in Davos, Switzerland at the 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF brings together world leaders to discuss and think through economic issues affecting the world.  Amy is on the ground meeting key thought-leaders in business, academia and government to find solutions to a quickly rising problem: global youth unemployment.

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January 17, 2014  |  1 comment

NFTE Fairchester (Fairfield County CT & Westchester County NY) students in PortChester High School enjoy a special partnership with the business professionals at MasterCard, whose corporate headquarters is a mere five minutes down the road from their school. MasterCard and PortChester High School are partnered through the NFTE Adopt-a-School program, now in its second year.

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January 16, 2014  |  2 comments

By Jennifer Green,
Executive Director, NFTE New England

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January 14, 2014  |  0 comments

by Melissa Pickering

When I started iCreate to Educate, I read a lot of books on female entrepreneurs and started to recognize a consistent message – female entrepreneurs tend to have more self-doubt than our male counterparts. How was I, as a female entrepreneur, going to battle this self-doubt in order to be successful?

The following steps are the ones I took to build a successful company and specifically, to take full advantage of the resources and advice available to me:

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