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Nov. 22, 2011 1:47 pm

25 students present businesses at NFTE Visionary Gala

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship held its annual gala event on November 17th, to celebrate its students and partners. NFTE encourages entrepreneurship in schools and sent one of its students to the White House earlier this year.

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship held its annual gala event on November 17th, to celebrate its students and partners. NFTE encourages entrepreneurship in schools and sent one of its students to the White House earlier this year.

Twenty-five NFTE students were on hand to present businesses and Michael G. Rubin, CEO of Kynetic and former CEO of GSI Commerce, was the keynote speaker. GSI, you may remember, sold to eBay earlier this year for $2.4 billion.

The full group of students and partners are below.

Students participating in NFTE Philadelphia programming; President of ICG, Doug Alexander and Co-chair of NFTE Philadelphia Advisory Board, Doug Alexander; Sylvia Watts McKinney, Executive Director of NFTE Philadelphia; Peter J. Boni, President and CEO of Safeguard Scientifics and Co-chair of NFTE Philadelphia Advisory Board; Tracy Davidson, NBC10 Anchor and NFTE Gala MC; Michael Rubin, 2011 Visionary Gala Honoree Michael Rubin; and Steve Mariotti, NFTE Founder. Credit: Daniel Burke Photography

Technically Philly tries as hard as it can to attend every tech event in Philadelphia. If we missed your event, send pictures and a short write up to info@technicallyphilly.com for a possible write-up.

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Sean Blanda is an adviser to Technical.ly, the local technology news network, having cofounded its flagship Technically Philly in February 2009. He is a media consultant, engagement editor for Behance and lives in Brooklyn, NYC.

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