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Elite Basketball Academy CEO Andres Cardona

Andres Cardona always thought the road to entrepreneurship would be paved with years of business school. Instead, with the encouragement of his high school entrepreneurship teacher, who was a NFTE coach, he took a shot at entrepreneurship while still in high school.

Starting off small – with just a single one-on-one coaching client and charging only 70 cents an hour – Andres has built Elite Basketball Academy into a 120-plus customer business. He credits his NFTE coach for showing him the way by having a good business plan. Amy Rosen, CEO of NFTE also shares her insights on what makes a successful trep.

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