Teen Entrepreneur Academy Textbook
All academy students receive their own copy of this entrepreneurship textbook we use that was specifically written for the high school student:
The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti
It doesn't matter how old you are or where you're from; you can start a profitable business. The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business will show you how. This book is filled with real, inspirational stories of young people finding success in the business world -- from superstars like Microsoft's Bill Gates and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy to young people who are just starting out. It provides a practical, step-by-step pathway, including everything you need to know to start your own business, from creating financial statements to developing marketing techniques.
You'll also discover the tremendous entrepreneurial opportunities that are readily available through the Internet. This book will show you how to:
- Prepare a winning business plan
- Register your business legally and easily
- Understand finance and keep smart records
- Conduct market research that really works
- Use the Internet to reach customers around the world
- Build a socially conscious company that gives back to the community.
Plus, you'll find dozens of ideas for businesses you can start today! Owning your own business can positively change your life forever. With The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business, nothing can stop you from getting started now.
About the Author
Steve Mariotti is an entrepreneur and author. He is the founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). He founded NFTE in 1987 after his work as a special education teacher in some of the toughest schools in the New York City school system showed him that student interest in learning could be increased through the lens of entrepreneurship. Since its launch, Mariotti has led NFTE to reach more than 350,000 young people through programs in 21 states and 10 countries.
Mariotti, a native of Flint, Michigan, is an alumnus of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has also studied at Harvard University, Stanford University, and Brooklyn College.
Mariotti's work has been documented on national TV, including ABC Evening News and 20/20. He has co-authored more than 30 books on entrepreneurship that have sold over a million copies.