Young Millionaires

News and Articles About Young Millionaires

Providing Affordable Luxury-Quality Clothing to the Masses at Age 29
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Providing Affordable Luxury-Quality Clothing to the Masses at Age 29

With his startup Everlane, Michael Preysman is cutting out the middleman markups from high quality fashion.
Turning Time Into Currency at Age 23
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Turning Time Into Currency at Age 23

With his startup Kiip, Brian Wong is connecting consumers with brands by rewarding engagement.
Katherine Duncan
Building a Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Network at Age 27
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Building a Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Network at Age 27

With her startup Getaround, Jessica Scorpio is connecting individual car owners with renters.
Katherine Duncan
Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28
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Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28

With his startup SwiftKey, Jon Reynolds is breathing new life into the act of typing on a keyboard.
Jason Ankeny
Editor's Note: The Next Revolution
Editor's Note

Editor's Note: The Next Revolution

In this issue, we celebrate our Young Millionaires. These are the faces and the inspiration of tomorrow.
Amy Cosper
Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths
Television

Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths

MTV's new series, which profiles snake venom milkers, beer keg inventors and junk food bloggers, represents the network's first foray into business-centric content.
Geoff Weiss
Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio
Innovator Profiles

Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform
Starting a Business

A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
Jason Ankeny
Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business
Starting a Business

Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business

The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founders, it's a platform that connects consumers and brands.
John Patrick Pullen
Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost
Starting a Business

Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost

Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.
Jennifer Wang
Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business
Starting a Business

Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business

The Melman siblings opened several bars and restaurants to revitalize their father's 42-year-old hospitality company Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises to appeal to younger clientele.
Jennifer Wang
College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms
Starting a Business

College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms

Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.
Michelle Goodman
Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market
Starting a Business

Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market

Ahmed Khattak came to America to study but stayed to reshape the U.S. cell phone market.