July 17, 2012  |  0 comments

By: Anjelica Garcia, Development Intern, NFTE NY Metro

What exactly is branding? According to Startup Summer participant Rohman Martin, “[Branding] is a way to get your business noticed.” In order to further analyze the nature and importance of brand identity, Startup Summer instructor Tara Bellevue projects a cluster of random logos. Among the brands represented are

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July 5, 2012  |  0 comments

Your smartphone is capable of serving more roles than ever: navigator, research tool, newspaper… even financial adviser? Absolutely: with several money management apps already available, the Treasury Department’s MyMoneyAppUp Challenge is looking to both programmers and the public at large for new, innovative ideas that can bring more financial services to our fingertips.

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June 8, 2012  |  14 comments

NFTE President & CEO Amy Rosen's update from Monte Carlo:

NFTE’s work was feted by the top leadership of Ernst & Young, last night. Zoe Damacela, a proud alum, and I had the honor of representing NFTE at the official welcoming reception. The royal family of Monaco hosted it to welcome everyone to the Ernst & Young Global Entrepreneur of the Year Competition.

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June 6, 2012  |  3 comments

By Amy Rosen
NFTE President & CEO

140 Cities, 50 Countries, 1 award.  I have just arrived along with NFTE Alum Zoe Damacela in Monte Carlo. We’re guests of Ernst & Young for their World Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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May 17, 2012  |  0 comments

How much money is in your bank account? Only about 17% of young adults, 18-34, check their bank account balances daily.

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May 14, 2012  |  0 comments

Get out of the office, cubicle, backroom, or wherever else you’re start up is run from and take a break for coffee with other entrepreneurs. Other entrepreneurs could have the solution to a problem that’s been vexing you.

Tim Jahn, via the Young Entrepreneurs Council, gives his 3 main reasons for getting coffee regularly with fellow entrepreneurs (he drinks water):

 

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May 12, 2012  |  13 comments

Thank you to all of the awesome tech entrepreneurs and others who took part as models in the Geek2Chic: LA. Read more about the exciting night, and see our tech entrepreneurs strut their stuff in this Vanity Fair article.

Thanks again to all of these geeks who turned chic...

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April 25, 2012  |  71 comments

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

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April 5, 2012  |  9 comments

This month, by proclamation of the President of the United States, is National Financial Capability Month, 2012.  In declaring April as National Financial Capability Month, President Obama said:

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