Steve Mariotti

Steve Mariotti

Steve Mariotti is the founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and he’s dedicated his life to helping low-income children learn how to launch and grow a business. In 1982, Mariotti left his corporate job to become a special education teacher in some of the poorest neighborhoods in New York City. Since the organization’s inception in 1987, NFTE has helped more than 450,000 inner-city youngsters in 21 states learn how to run a business through entrepreneurship training courses and educational programs.

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Starting a Business

6 Tips for Crafting a Killer Business Name

Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on why naming your business is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.
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Save or Pay Off Debt? How to Weigh Your Options

Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on the importance of a thorough analysis when it comes to your startup’s finances.
Starting a Business

4 Tips for Creating an Exit Strategy for Your Startup

Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on the importance of forecasting your long-term plans from the start.

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