Considered one of the leading experts on entrepreneurship
education, Steve Mariotti is the Founder of the Network for
Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a nonprofit that provides
entrepreneurship education to low-income youth worldwide. Mariotti
also writes a column for The Huffington Post chronicling
entrepreneurs lives and exploring the relationship of
entrepreneurship to freedom and democracy. In addition to An
Entrepreneur's Manifesto, he is also the author of The Young
Entrepreneur s Guide to Starting and Running a Business,
Entrepreneurship: Owning Your Future, Entrepreneurship
and Small Business Management, and Entrepreneurs In
"An Entrepreneur s Manifesto"beautifully illustrates the mandate
to nourish and develop an entrepreneurial mindset for a new
entrepreneurial generation, empowering individuals by tapping into
theirpassion. Diana Davis Spencer, chairman and president of the
Diana Davis SpencerFoundation
In the next few decades, billions of young people will enter the global workforce. There are not jobs waiting for most of them, especially those who are low-income. I believe that entrepreneurship education is the best solution, and this book explainswhy! Michael Simmons, cofounder of Empact, "Forbes"columnist, and author of"The Student Success Manifesto: How to Create a Life of Passion, Purpose, andProsperity"
One walks away from this book with a sense of urgency to ensure that entrepreneurial education becomes a mainstay in the halls of all schools and places ofeducation. Rabbi Yehoshua Werde, director of Crown Heights YoungEntrepreneurs
Through story, experience, and data, Mariotti makes it clear that entrepreneurship is the way to both reinvigorate our economy and redirect men and women away from legacies of incarceration and desperation and towards a promising, self-createdcareer. Catherine Hoke, founder and CEO of DefyVentures
With"An Entrepreneur s Manifesto, "Steve Mariotti further enhances his reputation as a change agent. This powerful book can transform thinking, lives, and entirecommunities. Sheila Rule, cofounder of the Think Outside the Cell Foundation; former senior editor, "New YorkTimes"
Entrepreneurship is the only real way for people to get out of poverty. The prestige of a successful business builds incredible self-respect that also has many benefits to society as a whole. Even business initiatives that are not successful still bring solid life experiences and serve as a base for subsequent efforts. Steve Mariotti s latest book brings it all together. I highly recommend everyone read the book and join the revolution. Gary Voight, CEO ofCorasWorks
The light of entrepreneurship is a guide to freedom and hope for young people from all corners of the earth, from all walks of life."An Entrepreneur s Manifesto"is the twenty-first century economic blueprint we ve been waitingfor. Joseph Robinson, author of"Think Outside the Cell: An Entrepreneur s Guide for the Incarcerated and FormerlyIncarcerated"
"An Entrepreneur s Manifesto"is destined to be a classic for my generation. Steve Mariotti has not only had a huge impact in causing entrepreneurship education to be taken seriously but he has inspired countless individuals, including myself, toward making an impact in that field. The significance of the insights he shares in this book cannot beoverstated. Sheena Lindhal, CEO and cofounder ofEmpact
What is the larger purpose, not just for your business, but for you as a business person? In the case of Mariotti, his business, Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is promoting business opportunity for all, especially at-risk youth who might otherwise not have considered entrepreneurship. When you read Mariotti s excitement about entrepreneurship and the importance of entrepreneurial access for everyone you can t help but look more expansively about what role you can play to make as much of adifference. CarolineCeniza-Levine, "Forbes""
What is the larger purpose, not just for your business, but for you as a business person? In the case of Mariotti, his business, Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is promoting business opportunity for all, especially at-risk youth who might otherwise not have considered entrepreneurship. When you read Mariotti s excitement about entrepreneurship and the importance of entrepreneurial access for everyone you can t help but look more expansively about what role you can play to make as much of adifference. CarolineCeniza-Levine, Forbes"