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 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 13, 2014  |  0 comments

Xochitl Guzman, founder and operator of Create Awake, a Los Angeles based small business, has won the Steve Mariotti Venture Award Pitch Challenge from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).

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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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Baltimore Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Top NFTE students present and defend their very own business plans before an audience of 100 entrepreneur, business, and civic leaders and prestigious judges.  Awards networking reception features NFTE student entrepreneur showcase.