Three finalists are moving on to the regional finals June 13th for the NFTE New York Metro competition. They’ll compete in a chance to win seed money for their original business ideas and continue on to the national finals in #NYC this fall! Digital Correspondent Sarah Strackhouse News takes us through the NFTE story and what it means to be an #entrepreneur!
Arnie Abram – Manager NFTE New York Metro Region
Francine Hunt – Judge, Executive Assistant at Ross Stores
Zhannz Gomez & Tasnia Ahmed
FROM AN IDEA…TO A BUSINESS
NFTE STUDENTS IN THE New York METRO AREA ARE COMPETING IN FRONT OF A PANEL OF JUDGES IN A CHANCE TO WIN SEED MONEY FOR THEIR BUSINESS AND CONTINUE ON TO THE FINAL CHALLENGE THIS FALL.
NAT’S TALKING ABOUT THEIR BUSINESS
SOT ABOUT WHAT A GREAT EXPERIENCE AND OPPORTUNITY
SECOND YEAR NFTE STUDENTS SHANS GOMEZ AND TASNIA AHM*ED SAY THEIR LANGUAGE LEARNING APP WOULDN’T BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF NFTE PARTNERS AND MENTORS.
SOT ABOUT HAVING TO PRESENT
SOT FROM JUDGE
SOT FROM ARNIE NOT EVERY STUDENT
NFTE New York METRO REGION MANAGER, ARNIE ABRAM IS AN ENTREPRENEUR HIMSELF AND SAYS THE PROGRAM ALLOWS STUDENTS CREATIVITY.
SOT ABOUT LIKE ME OUT THERE, SOT ABOUT THIS IS NEEDED.
ON TOP OF THAT, GOMEZ AND AHMED SAY THIS CAN ACTUALLY HELP PEOPLE IN REAL LIFE.
SOT ABOUT WARMING HEART.
THE NFTE PROGRAM IS IN THOUSANDS OF SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
THE THREE WINNERS FROM THE SEMI FINALS WILL CONTINUE ON TO THE New York METRO REGIONAL CHALLENGE ON JUNE 13TH THEN – IT’S THE ROAD TO NATIONALS IN OCTOBER.
FOR REAL NEWS, I’M SARAH STRACKHOUSE.
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