This summer, hundreds of high school students across the country participated in NFTE summer BizCamps, creating original business ideas and business plans and presenting to a panel of judges for the opportunity to win seed funding.
NFTE is so excited to be hosting our first Entrepreneurial Mindset Summit in October, bringing together thought leaders to address a defining challenge and opportunity of our time: How do we equip youth with the entrepreneurial skills required in the new global economy?
We at NFTE feel a moral imperative to bring together talent in education, labor, policy, research, and entrepreneurship to meet this challenge.
As part of NFTE’s Global Girls Entrepreneurship Project presented by the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Coca-Cola Foundation, high school girls learned to approach the world with an innovator's eye and a founder's grit.
NFTE was so excited to see the shining faces of three of our graduates in The Startup Factor aired this morning on A&E. Zurri Alwakeel, Phylicea Ewart, Melissa Ruiz Vera, and many other successful entrepreneurs offered a personal look at their stories and honest insight into what keeps them going.
There were so many nuggets of wonderful advice in this film. Here are our top picks for entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurially minded to hold close as you pursue your dreams.