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.
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.
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.
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?
Entrepreneurship isn’t without risk. Apply all the learning moments from 2011 to make your entrepreneurial spirit and business flourish in 2012. The focus could be on keeping better records, staying focused on executing ideas or taking the time to mentally relax (chances are you’ll be more productive).
If you’ve long forgotten those resolutions made a mere 11 days ago use this as a time to give pause. A number of people are ready to help.
As some of you know already, for the past two weeks we've been hosting our online voting piece for the World Series of Innovation as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, and well it's that time folks. We are so proud to announce the winners of the 2011 World Series of Innovation presented by Microsoft and the fantastic ideas that they have created! Here are the winners for each category:
In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the World Series of Innovation, presented by Microsoft! Between now and November 18th we’re giving 18 teams of students the chance to pitch their own innovative business ideas to the public online.