During today’s White House Science Fair, President Obama recognized the work of NFTE and of Hayley Hoverter, winner of the 2011 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, presented by MasterCard Worldwide.
Hayley Hoverter, NFTE’s 2011 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge winner, will participate in the White House Science Fair tomorrow, Tuesday, February 7. Sweet (dis)SOLVE , Hayley’s creation, is a beverage sweetener made from organic sugar wrapped, not in paper, but in a soluble organic starch that melts into your drink without adding calories, odor or taste.
Joe Muscat, Partner & Strategic Growth Markets Leader, Ernst & Young, and NFTE Bay Area Regional Advisory Board member discusses here the importance of awards programs, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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.
Two NFTE alumni, Kyle Wong (Brooklyn, NY) and Ariell Buckingham (Chicago), and NFTE President and CEO Amy Rosen are participating in the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from January 21 to 25.
Consumers have the biggest megaphone ever in social media. One complaint accompanied by a telling picture or video can instantly go viral and impact the image of a brand. Gary Vaynerchuk shares on Next Wave how consumers are just recognizing this dynamic shift in power.
Social Entrepreneurs are in the spotlight a lot these days. They value creating social solutions more than traditional profits. Plus, it’s easier than ever with Facebook, Twitter or Google+ for social entrepreneurs to target customers who share similar passions. Are for-benefit companies the future, will they face issues competing with larger more traditional businesses, or is there room for all types of entrepreneurs in the marketplace?