AboutNFTE New England

Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s New England program office provides schools and partners in the region the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE has launched thousands of New England students on their entrepreneurial journey through in-school, after-school, and summer programming.

World Series of Innovation

A global online entrepreneurship experience that challenges students to develop innovative solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals


An online entrepreneurship experience that guides students through the process of building their own virtual business using a food truck scenario

Startup Tech

A blended tech-entrepreneurship course where students create an app and corresponding business plans

In School and Online
Entrepreneurship Essentials

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

In School and Online
Entrepreneurship 1

A foundational course focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as students learn how to create an original business plan and pitch their business

In School and Online
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

Competition Series
Entrepreneurship 2

An advanced course focused on business model validation, product development, and marketing that deepens the entrepreneurial mindset

In School and Online
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

Industry Certification

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NFTE New England 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 New England area and would like to know more, contact JenniferG@nfte.com.

New England Advisory Board

Drew Smith, Chair
Founder & Principal
HOPR Ventures
Ann Daley
Daley Consulting
Patrick Good
Barbara Russell
Juice Advisors, LLC
Jeffrey Thomas
Managing Director
Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management
Jim Yim
Co-founder, Investor, and Entrepreneur
Intracell Life Science

New England Staff

Jennifer Green
Director, Programs
Peter Johnson
Development Director, Northeast
Lisa Ulrich
Program Consultant
Miguel Vazquez
Development Manager, Northeast

NFTE New England Schools and Partners

Brighton High School
Haverhill High School
Joseph P. Keefe Technical School
Just-A-Start YouthBuild
Lowell High School
New Bedford High School
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School
Sports and Medical Sciences Academy
The Met Center Providence
Worcester Technical High School