NFTE Launch

NFTE Launch is our summer business accelerator program for NFTE alumni who are interested in continuing on with their entrepreneurship training and launching a revenue-generating business. Entrepreneurs receive a week of intensive mentoring from professionals in the startup community. During this time, they revamp or even overhaul their business idea, set up a functioning website, and launch a business that is ready to start generating revenue. The week culminates with NFTE Launch Pitch Night, an evening event where participants pitch their new businesses to the larger NFTE community.

South Bay: June 9, 2014 - June 13, 2014

San Francisco: June 16, 2014 - June 20, 2014

Here's a look at last year's program! 


NFTE Launch 2013- San Francisco

We had nearly three times as many NFTE alumni participate in our San Francisco NFTE Launch this year compared to last year. Throughout the action-packed week, participants embraced the startup mindset, unafraid to let go of an idea and start over with a better one. On Pitch Night, 18 new companies were launched. Congratulations!

South Bay NFTE Launch 2013 - 
Microsoft Sunnyvale

Microsoft Silicon Valley sponsored and hosted our inaugural South Bay NFTE Launch at their office in Sunnyvale. Throughout the week, volunteer mentors from Microsoft and other companies from Silicon Valley and San Francisco lent their time to help students rethink their business concept, hone it, and get ready to launch.

16 South Bay NFTE alumni launched their businesses on Pitch Night, and the next day they went out in the community to start the equally hard work of selling their products!