Students & Alumni
Students just like you started their NFTE journey with no idea where they’d end up. Now they’re successful entrepreneurs and innovators.
Listen to some of their stories
NFTE alumni are college and career-ready, prepared to thrive in the innovation economy
That’s because NFTE makes learning fun and engaging. Students learn relevant, practical skills they can put to use in the real world.
NFTE can be life-changing.
See what recent program alumni say.
“Without NFTE, I would not have grown a love and passion for entrepreneurship and I would not be an 18-year old woman with my own business.
—Kelsey Johnson, NFTE Los Angeles Metro
“Through that NFTE program I found myself, my confidence, my voice, and my passion!”
—Jennifer Morales, NFTE Washington, DC Metro
“NFTE propelled me to pursue the goal of becoming the founder and CEO of my own athletics apparel company. I cannot thank NFTE enough. This program truly changed my life for the better.”
—Darren Dort, NFTE Newark/New York Metro
Opportunities for NFTE Alumni
NFTE is now accepting applications from alumni with operational (or soon-to-be operational) businesses interested in participating in the Alumni Entrepreneur Advancement Forum and Showcase (aka the “Founder’s Forum”) next spring. Those selected will participate in workshops on investment readiness as well as weekly one-on-one mentorship sessions from October 2020 through February 2021, prepatory to the Founder’s Forum event in March 2021. The goal is to open opportunities for alumni with viable startups to advance their businesses, prepare to attract investment, and connect directly with potential investors.
See what you can do with entrepreneurial mindset!
Here are just a few of the many businesses that have been founded by NFTE alumni.
4 SIMPLE WAYS TO GET NFTE
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3. Earn cash prizes in online innovation challenges
4. Find a program office