AboutSt. Louis Metro

Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s St. Louis Metro office provides schools and partners across greater St. Louis the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. Last year alone, NFTE launched 350 St. Louis region students on their entrepreneurial journey, through in-school and summer programming.

World Series of Innovation

A global, online experience where students create business solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Modular
Venture

A digital experience introducing students to entrepreneurship through the process of building a virtual food truck business

Modular
Exploring Careers

An award-winning course, focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as well as creating and pitching an original business plan

In School
Startup Tech

A blended tech-entrepreneurship course where students create an app and corresponding business plans

In School
Entrepreneurship 1

An award-winning course, focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as well as creating and pitching an original business plan.

In School
BizCamp™

Entrepreneurship 1, delivered as a multi-week learning experience

Out of School
Entrepreneurship 2

An advanced course that deepens the entrepreneurial mindset and centers on business model validation, product development, and marketing

In School
Startup Summer

Entrepreneurship 2, delivered as a 16-week learning experience

Out of School

News & Events

St. Louis Schools

NFTE works with committed teachers, schools, and partners in under-resourced communities to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in the St. Louis area and would like to know more, contact AngelaL@nfte.com.

Regional Advisory Board

Patricia Hagen, Ph.D
Chair
TEC/T-REX
Kevin Wilson
Vice Chair
Small Business Development Center at University of Missouri
Nicole Adewale
ABNA Engineering
Ola Ayeni
Eateria
Mark Bini
Express Scripts
Byron Caskey
Wells Fargo
Maxine Clark
Clark-Fox Foundation
Laura Gardner
Saint Louis University
Sandra Marks
Clayco
Art McCoy, Ph.D
Jennings School District
Chris Moore
EY
Jesse Sanders
Clayco
Dan Shasserre
Retired
Jason Shupp
Ferguson Roofing
Gary VonderHaar
Mastercard

St. Louis Metro Staff

Jennifer Grandberry
Development Director
Angela Lewis
Director, Programs