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AboutNFTE North Texas
Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s North Texas program office provides schools and partners in the Dallas metropolitan area the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE has launched thousands of North Texas 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
North Texas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals
May 18, 2019
First year (Entrepreneurship 1 and Owning Your Future) NFTE students move into the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the North Texas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on May 18!
North Texas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Finals
June 6, 2019
8:00 - 10:00 AM CDT
Join us in celebrating the transformative power of entrepreneurship education! This signature networking event will feature the final round of competition for our top three teen finalists, who will present their business plans to a distinguished panel of judges.
EY Connect Day Volunteers Help NFTE Texas Students Brainstorm Ideas for World Series of Innovation ChallengeOctober 4, 2018EY’s Connect Day is an annual day of community service and this year, thousands of volunteers from Ernst & Young LLP came together to help NFTE students brainstorm about the future of work around EY’s World Series of Innovation challenge. Sessions were held in 24 locations across the US, including Texas. The energy, collaborative spirit and smiles were just as big everywhere. Learn more about the World Series of Innovation Challenges at innovation.nfte.com.Read More
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North Texas 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 North Texas area and would like to know more, contact KarenE@nfte.com.