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Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel
Young Entrepreneurs

Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel

Thirteen-year-old Silicon Valley native Shubham Banerjee founded his company by considering a community that is often overlooked: the visually impaired.
Geoff Weiss
What Young People Must Know About Entrepreneurship
Young Entrepreneurs

What Young People Must Know About Entrepreneurship

To prompt more teens and college kids to consider starting a business as a viable career option, clue them in to the following critical factors.
Miles Jennings
After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge
Spending

After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge

Palmer Luckey seems largely disinterested in materialism, but he did buy himself this one very expensive thing.
Geoff Weiss
7 Failures Every Entrepreneur Must Eventually Face
Failure

7 Failures Every Entrepreneur Must Eventually Face

As you develop yourself as a business owner and work to achieve your goals, you'll inevitably experience these setbacks.
Jayson DeMers
How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way
Young Entrepreneurs

How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way

Ollie Forsyth didn't let haters kill his spirit. Instead, he drew strength from dyslexic billionaire Richard Branson's stratospheric success story and used their cruel jabs to fuel his entrepreneurial fire.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Reasons Why 2015 Will Be the Year to Start Your Business
Starting a Business

10 Reasons Why 2015 Will Be the Year to Start Your Business

There is no better time to start your dream venture than now.
Mike Templeman
Girl Scouts Get Trendy With Gluten-Free, Greek Yogurt Cookies
Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Get Trendy With Gluten-Free, Greek Yogurt Cookies

After nearly 100 years in the cookie business, the Girl Scouts are still updating their offerings to fit market trends.
Kate Taylor
United Airlines, Orbitz in Legal Brawl With 22-Year-Old Travel Entrepreneur
Travel Businesses

United Airlines, Orbitz in Legal Brawl With 22-Year-Old Travel Entrepreneur

Aktarer Zaman's startup, Skiplagged, aims to popularize 'hidden city' ticketing, in which passengers disembark at their layover destinations.
Geoff Weiss
4 Reasons Millennials Should Start Their Own Business
Millennials

4 Reasons Millennials Should Start Their Own Business

Millennials have a reputation for being self-entitled individuals with an insatiable need for praise -- but they are also quite entrepreneurial.
Lais Pontes
What You Can Learn From 8 Kids Already Making a Million Dollars
Entrepreneurs

What You Can Learn From 8 Kids Already Making a Million Dollars

There is no age discrimination in entrepreneurship.
John Rampton
Retiring at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?
Retirement

Retiring at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?

A young real estate CEO made a plan to build up his net worth and check out in six years. Here's how he did it.
Brenton Hayden
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer
Competition

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer

Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How YouTube Megastar Connor Franta Is Channeling His Eclectic Passions Into Entrepreneurial Gold
YouTube

How YouTube Megastar Connor Franta Is Channeling His Eclectic Passions Into Entrepreneurial Gold

Brand partnerships can be a goldmine for today's biggest YouTubers. But 22-year-old Connor Franta, who boasts a digital footprint of 5 million followers, would much rather build brands of his own.
Geoff Weiss