One of the most successful graduates of NFTE's
Back then, he says, people did not take him that seriously. But he didn't focus on that; rather, he immersed himself in his business by doing everything from getting clients over the phone and designing the Web site to managing accounts.
Nadia Campbell, 23, another graduate of NFTE's courses, started her own nonprofit organization,
NFTE taught Campbell many skills in areas like organization, finances, team building, networking and experience. It also gave her the opportunity to attend several industry conferences, such as a nonprofit boot camp run through Craigslist.Corporate sponsors in the financial realm, including Goldman Sachs (GS - Get Report) and Oppenheimer (OPY - Get Report), also support NFTE -- the program's graduates are primed for a strong future in the business world. In addition, there are ways to help kids online on their journey through entrepreneurship.