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Five Examples of Young Entrepreneurs to Inspire

The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation (YEF) awarded budding business owner, Shea Gouldd, its highest honor, naming her the 2013 Young Entrepreneur of the Year. As the winner of YEF’s top prize, Ms. Gouldd, who resides in Boynton Beach, Fla., will receive a $10,000 educational scholarship. Ms. Gouldd was selected from an impressive group of finalists from around the country, each of whom received a $5,000 scholarship as recognition of their business endeavors.

Continue Reading June 25, 2013 at 6:46 am 5 comments

NFIB Announces 2012 National “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”: Oceanside, CA Teenager Recognized with $10,000 Scholarship

Catherine Mitchell of Oceanside, CA, has been named the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Mitchell, the founder of Beauty 4 Life, a socially-minded business that sells jewelry handcrafted by Ugandan women, was awarded a $10,000 scholarship.

Continue Reading May 30, 2012 at 8:11 am 1 comment

Five Teenagers Receive $5,000 Scholarships; 126 Receive $1,000 Scholarships

Five high school seniors have been selected to receive a $5,000 educational scholarship for their entrepreneurial endeavors. One of the five will be named the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year, awarded a total scholarship of $10,000

Continue Reading May 30, 2012 at 8:09 am 1 comment

California teen recognized with $10,000 scholarship for Zshred: Miniature skateboard business

In recognition of his work in becoming a leading seller of custom miniature skateboards in the United States, Dillon Morgan of Westlake Village, California, has been named the 2011 Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation.

Continue Reading July 8, 2011 at 10:37 am 8 comments

Favorites roundup: Top 5 Free Teaching Tools for Educators, Entrepreneurs, Parents

A top 5 list of free business resources for educators, entrepreneurs, and parents.

Continue Reading November 13, 2008 at 11:05 am 4 comments

Interactive Business Game – Johnny Money – Is LIVE and FREE!

The simulated business game – Johnny Money – has rolled out. (Click here for story). Guess what? It’s free.  Find a few quotes from users at the bottom of this post.  Caution: Apparently it’s quite addictive.  Find the Johnny Money game HERE.

Tip: Use the below links as a 2-in-1: Read about Johnny Money game and continue to explore these sites for resources great for educators, students, and entrepreneurs.

You Tube Demo on using Johnny Money

Exploring further: Type “entrepreneurship” into the search box at the top of the You Tube site.

SBTV.com (Small Business Television) on Johnny Money

Exploring further: Click on the topics at the left side bar ranging from “marketing” to “management” to “pain in the workplace.” (We’re assuming this last one is not about the need for better lumbar support).

As a wrap up, here is what members of the blogging/gaming/and social media community are saying.

mtlehman Sep 14th, 2008 at 3:11 pm

Awesome game. It offers a brief view into the business world without having to worry about the true financial backing. In the end, it gives you access to a business in a matter of minutes rather than years. What a great way to learn the ropes!

ElisaQuick323 Sep 14th, 2008 at 5:54 pm

What a cool idea! I think it would help people, like myself, who are CLUELESS about such things as owning a business!

Source: http://www.ThinkBeta.com/blog

September 24, 2008 at 9:11 am 6 comments

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to the blog for the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation.  (See “About” for more on us.  The goal for this blog is to serve as a gathering place for:

- Educators – Both using our curriculum (link to curriculum) and educators interested in entrepreneurship, in general.

- Future entrepreneurs – Young entrepreneurs seeking learning tools and forums.

- Current entrepreneurs – Providing advice and insight about the real world of entrepreneurship.

Email our author with your ideas for blog content….the most popular topics will be featured in weekly posts.

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June 24, 2008 at 5:32 pm 5 comments


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