A global online entrepreneurship experience that challenges students to develop innovative solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals
AboutNFTE Baltimore/DC Metro
Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s Baltimore/Washington Metro program offices provide schools and partners in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE has launched thousands of Capitol Region students on their entrepreneurial journey through in-school, after-school, and summer programming.
A unique classroom program blending entrepreneurship and tech, where students build a marketable app and create a business plan for their product
A flexible/modular curriculum that can be blended or infused, semester or full-year, where students use lean startup methodologies to develop and test business ideas
A foundational course focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as students learn how to create an original business plan and pitch their business
Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
Entrepreneurship 1 students can enter a series of local and national pitch competitions where they can win seed capital to launch their business or pursue educational goals
An advanced course focused on business model validation, product development, and marketing that deepens the entrepreneurial mindset
Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB) Certification
Students completing Entrepreneurship 2 are prepared to take the Certiport ESB exam and earn an industry-recognized entrepreneurship certification
News & Events
NFTE Alumni Entrepreneur Investor Forum
March 26, 2020New York City
Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Alumni Investor Forum. NFTE graduates ages 18 to 35 who own or run a licensed business are eligible to apply for an opportunity to pitch their business for funding.
NFTE Holds 14th Annual National Youth Entrepreneurship ChallengeOctober 20, 2019Every year the NFTE Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge brings together students in NFTE’s Entrepreneurship 1 programs to pitch their innovative business...Read More
Top Two Businesses in Baltimore Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Will Go to NationalsJune 20, 2019The three finalists were in top pitching form the evening of June 18 at Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park as they vied for the title of NFTE Baltimore Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Winner.Read More
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Baltimore/Washington Metro Schools
NFTE works with committed teachers, schools, and partners in under-resourced communities to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in the Baltimore / Washington DC Metro area and would like to know more, contact TedT@nfte.com.