Mentoring Baltimore's rising entrepreneurs one student a time.

by Kevin Lynch 6. October 2011
With the start of the school year, the folks over at the  Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) start their engines as well. NFTE's mission" is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school,  recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures." I, along with several other colleagues at the bank, have been involved in the program at various Baltimore City schools for the last four years. As Baltimore's community bank,... [More]

Ten9Eight: Shoot for the Moon

by Kevin Lynch 2. February 2010
1st Mariner Bank has been a strong supporter of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). NFTE's mission is to " provide entrepreneurship education programs to young people from low-income communities." The goal is to encourage entrepreneurship, increase financial literacy, and provide participants a reason to stay in school and continue their education. The Baltimore NFTE office works with over 200 middle and high school students through teachers certified to teach the NFTE curriculum. ... [More]

Congratulations Kendra!!

by Wade Barnes 29. May 2009
Congratulations Kendra for winning 1st place in the NFTE City-wide Business Plan Competition!! Kendra worked hard designing a business, Alice's Bake and Make.This is the second year in a row students from Patterson High School won the city-wide competition! Well done Kendra and congratulations Patterson for another great year of excellent business plans!


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