2014 Steve Mariotti Venture Award Pitch Challenge


The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the 2014 Steve Mariotti Venture Award Pitch Challenge, presented by ASPIRE GIVING, in which the winner will receive $25,000 in Venture Capital for his/her business.


  • You must be a graduate of NFTE who is over the age of 18.
  • You must own or run a licensed business (you must also be paying applicable federal/state taxes).
  • Eligible start-up companies will be 2 to 3 years old and have been generating revenue for at least 24 months.
  • Eligible later-stage companies may be of any level of maturity, but must be proposing products, services or growth that is ‘new’.

The award winner was announced during National Small Business Week - May 12-16, 2014, click here to learn about this year's winner!

2012-13 Award winner Sarah Farzam with Steve Mariotti.