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Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NTFE)
Mission: To provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures.
About: The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (Originally National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship), also referred to as NFTE, is an international non-profit organization providing entrepreneurship training and education programs to young people from low-income urban communities.
Through the organization's patented entrepreneurship education, NFTE helps young people build entrepreneurial creativity and skills. Since 1987, NFTE has reached more than 500,000 young people, and currently has programs in 18 states and 10 countries.
NFTE provides a highly academic programs, working with established universities such as Columbia University and University of Pennsylvania, in order to attempt to inspire young adults to recognize opportunity and plan for successful futures, by pursuing educational opportunities and by encouraging starting their own businesses.
Partner Since: 2016
Founders (year established): Steve Mariotti (1987)