Congratulations to this year's Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Alumni Fund Scholarship Recipients! Ernst & Young generously supports these young NFTE graduates, and NFTE is sincerely grateful. Some of this year's scholarship recipients have dreams of becoming entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders. Discover the schools they are attending and where they took the NFTE program.
Where are new jobs coming from? NFTE supporter Ernst & Young knows: Entrepreneurs are driving 30% job growth at the more than 600 companies represented by E&Y’s 2012 US Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. That compares to negative overall U.S. job growth. Revenue growth is even greater at 48% compared to an American average of 5.6%.
NFTE President & CEO Amy Rosen's update from Monte Carlo:
NFTE’s work was feted by the top leadership of Ernst & Young, last night. Zoe Damacela, a proud alum, and I had the honor of representing NFTE at the official welcoming reception. The royal family of Monaco hosted it to welcome everyone to the Ernst & Young Global Entrepreneur of the Year Competition.
It’s never too late to go back to school as one NFTE teacher is proving. Congratulations to Kara Brown, who works with NFTE’s Greater Los Angeles program office, from the Boys & Girls' Clubs of Oxnard.
Fill your week with other entrepreneurs. The Small Business Administration is celebrating the 49thNational Small Business Week, next week, May 20 – 26. Many of the executives and other small business community members’ speeches will be available in a webcast, so you don't need to be in Washington.
Here’s a quick summary of topics, along with the time that session will be streaming for SBA Small Business Week: