This sampling of businesses founded by NFTE alumni shows what you can do with the entrepreneurial mindset.
Chicago-based digital marketing agency focused on driving revenue growth.
100 Percent Records
100 Percent Records is a publishing company that manages brands and trademarks, coordinates the production, manufacture, distribution, marketing, promotion, and enforcement of copyright for sound recordings and music videos, while also conducting talent scouting and development of new artists, and maintaining contracts with recording artists and their managers.
America on Tech
America On Tech’s (AOT) mission is to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging by creating pathways for young people to thrive in technology and innovation.
Vocalist in the Miami area specializing in R&B, Jazz, Soul, and Gospel music.
Art 2 U
Art 2 U is a painting instruction service, serving ages 5 and up.
Brandon L. Griffin - Gen Z Academy
Brandon Griffin’s Gen Z Academy is a platform for young adults that provides cost effective, on-demand soft-skills training and access to professional mentors.
Leather goods company featuring designs by “The Fashion Preachers”, Bruce + Glen.
Cha's Mendhi Artistry
A temporary tattoo service that lets clients express themselves “creatively but not permanently”.
Choppa Athletics is the newest, freshest, and flyest athletic company on the block that seeks to chop the competition!
Color HERstory is an educational and interactive coloring book that focuses on influential and successful women of color.
Real estate company with a mission to help everyone find their place in the world.
Prom, Grad, Wedding Accessories, & Holiday Décor.
CosmoSafe is an online platform for digital learning experiences designed to help up-skill beauty professionals. CosmoSafe delivers modern beauty career development content and courses often overlooked in the traditional beauty education market.
Crowned Waffles is a mobile food business that sells Belgium liege waffle pops at local South Florida events and festivals.
Custom apparel business that offers screen printing, vinyl and sublimation services.
Digital Frontier Solutions
IT Infrastructure and HIPPA compliant solutions for small to medium sized medical practices in the Washington DC Metro Area.
Eden Body Works
EDEN BodyWorks™ provides natural products that integrate wellness and beauty inspired by nature to restore and maintain the hair and body’s original design.
Media production that emphasizes story and integrates the personal elements of a business or organization within a high-tech medium.
Elite Basketball Academy
Florida based basketball program that teaches young athletes the proper fundamentals of the game.
Elle Rouge, LLC
Full service event coordination agency that supports the direct need of local and small business, visionaries, & innovators, ready to host their launch or seasonal events.
Noise-cancelling wireless earbuds made of 100% recycled plastic.
Everyday Date Night
Creators and curators of love & relationship content designed to help couples keep love growing.
Gallery art pieces dedicated to women empowerment, self-love, and self-reflection.
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geogenius is a web portal that offers comprehensive information, maps, pictures, and interactive quizzes to enable users to learn about every country in the world.
A delivery company with the transparency, speed, and agility the world needs to always stay one step ahead.
Go’Butter Cosmetics offers an array of handmade organic skin care essentials.
Based in Washington D.C., the HalfSmoke project features a unique and complex foodservice design, combining elements of a quick-service restaurant, café, and gastro pub. The highly versatile space features menu-driven details that encourage guests to continually engage with their culinary experience.
Jasen Delgado Photography
Professional photographer based out of Miami, FL.
Jennifer Lee's Allergen Friendly & Vegan Shoppe
From mouth-watering baked goods, to meals your nonna would approve of, and the pantry items that are impossible to find, Jennifer Lee’s helps thousands of people with food allergies in the New England area and beyond eat, shop, and celebrate safely.
An innovative shower turban for women with long, heavy hair.
A company that makes fashionable handmade jewelry integrating symbolic crystals and charms.
Lifestyle / streetwear clothing brand, representing San Francisco native
Makeup Obsessed, Inc.
Affordable makeup for the diva on a budget.
Community market featuring Black-owned businesses in Washington, DC.
Mia's Treats Delight
Homemade cookies and brownies
Mill Brook Honey
Pure, Local, Wild, Organic Honey.
The Millennial Foundation
The Millennial Foundation provides experiential learning and development programs to diverse students and young professionals looking to grow their skills in leadership, technology, business, data and design.
Moodz Tea Company
A collection of custom tea blends created to enhance moods.
Nails by Anisa
High-quality press on nails made for the on the go girl who wants to have a complete look but doesn’t have a lot of time on her hands.
The Orgasmic Chef
Sophisticated Eating At It’s Best. Whether it’s a private lesson, office party, holiday event, an intimate dinner for 2, or a feast for 200 The Orgasmic Chef aims to provide you with the simple luxury of time well spent.
Paints by Chey
Independent art business devoted to custom paintings, logos, graphic design, and custom clothing designs, and Events on Canvas, which is a company that specializes in live painting at events of all sorts.
Perez Technology Group
Perez Technology Group, with offices in Orlando, FL, is an IT Managed Services Provider that specializes in delivering IT solutions to small & mid-sized companies.
An engine for work-based learning. Connects industry to education for workforce innovation via a three-step program that includes: Teacher Externship, Classroom Projects, and Student Internships.
Precious Home Designs
A home décor and interior design boutique
The ROC Enrichment Program
The ROC Enrichment Program is an experiential learning program that provides K-12 scholars with a healthy social outlet in the literacy-arts. Scholars receive hands on intermediate training in Hip-Hop, Poetry, Dance, Drama, Mobile Journalism, Culinary and Nutrition, and Sports.
Product Gym is an exclusive membership association dedicated to the advancement of product managers, providing an exclusive community for networking, skills building, and career acceleration.
Ray Grand: Life Coach and Keynote Speaker
Ray and his business help persons with disabilities gain clarity, understanding, and execution. My target market is focus on individuals with spinal cord injuries.
A natural soap company that uses organic ingredients and eco friendly materials.
Sound Signings, LLC
A full-service Notary Office offering expertise with various documents, as well as additional services.
Ever blinked, sneezed, or poked yourself in the eye doing your mascara? Tired of smeared or running makeup in the middle of a long day? Smudgies® can erase and absorb excess makeup or undo those little slips that happen to everyone!
Tasium is a a fidget infused apparel line to help people with Autism and ADHD handle stress, anxiety, and assist in sensory-related issues.
A construction robotics company focused on the implementation of manufacturing technology and practices in the built environment.
Union Square Shoes
Meticulously crafted skate shoes that offer the ideal footwear for action sports, BMX, free riding and much more.
Holistic development assistance including advise, workshops, and e-learning in the areas of wellness, career, and service.
ZLNK is a unique app built by Gen Z for Gen Z that brings together teens and college students who want to collaborate on projects that can change the world.