Get motivated by your passions and make the most of your dreams. NFTE Bay Area Advisory Board Member John Chisholm has an entrepreneurial mindset, and in this TEDxUFM presentation he’s helping you realize how to realize yours.
If you’re drawn to the idea of not having to report to anyone, setting your own goals and hand-picking your co-workers, you may be interested in becoming an entrepreneur. Starting your own company can be highly rewarding, but a successful business requires much more than a good idea.
It calls for thorough professional know-how, which means you’ll have to know about every aspect of starting and running a business. You’ll also have to lean on your financial literacy in order to make your business profitable.
Michael Chow and David Bettner, then of Zynga with Friends, headlined a panel discussion on entrepreneurship at NFTE Bay Area’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Michael and David are best known for inventing and releasing Words with Friends, which topped 60 million downloads.
Sana Shah participated in NFTE's World Series of Innovation, and her team went on to win their category. The following is a short summary of how NFTE's programs are inspiring students to engage with their school work and innovate.
What apps have you designed? 28 Students in NFTE’s New York Metro NYC Generation Tech program just completed the inaugural program to design and build a usable app. The winning app, selected by a team of judges, including Tumblr founder, David Karp, is SkooBrik.
On November 8, the results of the 2012 Bright China Entrepreneurial Spirit Award (BESA) National Finals were announced in Beijing. The 15 outstanding competitors came from more than 100 alumni in 10 city level and provincial level semi half competitions from around China, including: Taizhou, Ningbo, Changchun, Shanghai, Changzhou, Yantai, Harbin, Kunshan, Fuzhou, Lianyungang, Huaian and Hong Kong.
NFTE is thrilled to join the Social Impact Exchange's S&I 100 list. The S&I 100 is the first-ever broad index of nonprofits with proof of their social impact. The S&I 100 includes organizations that deal with education, poverty, youth and health initiatives.
Today at 9:00 AM ET (Tuesday, November 27th) the Microsoft Giving Tuesday begins! This is your last chance to Double Your Impact and your gift to NFTE through the generosity of the people at Microsoft. Matches will be made up to $1,000 per donor, per project on the Give For Youth website, and funding is limited.