Coral Springs High School student, Jason Ramadan, won first place in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) BizPlan Competition at the eMerge Americas Conference in Miami Beach.
Jason impressed the crowd at the conference with his newly created game, “Cliff Fall,” which is already a successful gaming app on the iOS platform.
Jason received a $1,500 prize from MasterCard for winning first place after giving an eight-minute presentation in front of a panel of judges, and answering their questions about his idea.
The gaming app created by Jason differs from competitor games currently on the iOS platform because the game offers personalization, a variety of skill levels, and the option to hide any advertising.
Jason has always dreamed of having his own business and in October, Jason will continue on to compete with his business plan in the national competition in New York for a chance to win the grand prize of $25,000.
Jason is a class of 2015 graduate and will further his education at Florida Atlantic University in the fall.
About the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
Since 1987, the NFTE has taught and inspired more than 500,000 young people to pursue educational opportunities, start their own businesses, and succeed in life. By providing entrepreneurship education programs relevant to the real world, NFTE empowers students to own their education and future success. NFTE has programs run through 17 U.S. program offices and in 10 countries. To learn more visitwww.nfte.com
Pictured: Jason Ramadan presenting “Cliff Fall” to business panel at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) BizPlan Competition at the eMerge Americas Conference in Miami Beach.
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