Attention all NFTE teachers, alumni, students, and entrepreneurs! Steve Mariotti, the founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, has just co-written another book about entrepreneurship with Dr. Caroline Glackin.
This week we have Victor Salama, NFTE’s Vice President of Business and International Partnerships, guest blogging for us to tell us about his recent trip to China for their 4th annual National Business Plan Competitiion.
I just came back from China having attended the Bright China Foundation’s (BCF) 4th annual National Business Plan Competition for its youth entrepreneurship program. What a fantastic experience! Having worked with BCF since it became a NFTE licensee in 2003, I knew that they ran excellent programs, and over the years I have had the opportunity to meet several graduates and some teachers. But being there in person at the competition was really eye opening.
This week we’ve reached out to our friends down in South Florida asking the question “What does it take to raise an entrepreneurial child?” Alice Horn, the Executive Director at NFTE South Florida, tells us that she’s heard countless times from parents she has met, “How can I make sure my child thinks like an entrepreneur?” In her experiences parents in fact realize that their children have the ability to reason, be creative, analyze and collaborate which are all essen
Many of my peers look at my business success and think it was some kind of wizardry that got me to where I am now. It’s true that I’m 21 years old, have a thriving fashion jewelry business, a website (struggling), accounts with boutiques, and my products in magazines like Teen Vogue. But my success did not come overnight.