NFTE is partnering with Starbucksin April to support our educational programs in several cities and states. Your support and votes could help NFTE receive a donation of more than $150,000 from the Starbucks Foundation. That’s a lot of coffee and a ‘Grande’ investment in the future of thousands of young people.
What do 5 of the top 10 people on Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans have in common? Their wealth is self-made. Collectively, the five are worth about $175,000,000,000 (that’s Billion). Looking at the 5 others reveals that the entrepreneurial spirit runs deep in their families. All together, the top 10 billionaires are worth $291 billion.
We all fail, and that’s How Failure Can be a Happy Blessing, says the Young Entrepreneur Council’sRobert Sofia. He suffered through several business failures but remained focused on his goal of entrepreneurial success.
Ten hardworking NFTE South Florida students and their teacher met Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on January 26. Secretary Duncan honored the Miami Edison Senior High School students for winning NFTE’s World Series of Innovation with their businesses E*Prideand 300 Calories or Less.
NFTE alumni Ariell Buckingham and Kyle Wong just returned from Saudi Arabia where they served as panelists at the Global Competitiveness Forum. Both participated in the “Innovation to Generation” panel.
NFTE’s constantly evolving to serve even more of tomorrow’s business leaders. In our 2011 Annual Report find out why it was a banner year for NFTE, particularly globally where our presence continues to grow.