Check out past and upcoming NFTE competitions!


NFTE Elevator Pitch Challenge

September- October 2014

NFTE's most biz-savvy students from around the country get 60 seconds to sell their idea to the world, in an online “elevator pitch.” the winning student received $2,500 towards his/her education or a degree.

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National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

October 9, 2014

NFTE’s top three young entrepreneurs of 2014 present their business plans to a distinguished panel of judges, with the chance to win a prize package worth $25,000.  This year's challenge is in Silicon Valley!

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World Series of Innovation

Submissions due November 20, 2014

NFTE's World Series of Innovation is a fun, experiential classroom activity that allows groups of at least five students and their teachers or program leaders to pick at least one of six innovation challenges and come up with a new, unique, innovative product or service. 

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Marrioti Venture Award Pitch Challenge

Spring 2015

The Marrioti Challenge lets NFTE Alumni who have an established business that has collected revenue for more than 24 months compete for $25,000 in venture capital to help their business.

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