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Young Millionaires

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

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.'
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

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.
College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms

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.
Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics 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.

Past Young Millionaires

Siblings Revitalize Dad

Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business

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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.
August 20, 2013 in Business Ideas
Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost

Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost

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Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.
August 20, 2013 in Business Ideas
Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market

Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market

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Ahmed Khattak came to America to study but stayed to reshape the U.S. cell phone market.
December 10, 2012 in Success Stories
Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Millionaire?

Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Millionaire?

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Check all that apply, then add up the points to determine if you're millionaire material.
October 7, 2012 in Lifestyle
5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

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Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup

Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup

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With major clients like Microsoft and CBS Sports, Chaotic Moon app studio makes it big.
August 28, 2012 in Success Stories
OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

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Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Sealing the Deal

Tech Startup Aims to Make Real Estate Transactions Easier

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Dotloop eliminates the briefcase of paperwork in favor of a virtual workspace.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Two Young Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty With Urban Farming

Two Young Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty With Urban Farming

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An urban byproduct plants the seed for a big business.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneur Challenges the Way Americans Think About Their Cellphones

Young Entrepreneur Challenges the Way Americans Think About Their Cellphones

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A Pakistani immigrant takes on the U.S. cell phone service model.
August 28, 2012 in Success Stories
Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

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In 'Trep Talk, the young multimillionaire shares how he shook off bullies, how family fueled his drive to succeed, and how startups can change a conversation to get noticed.
April 4, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on a Business Idea Myth

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on a Business Idea Myth

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In this 'Trep Talk Extra, the multimillionaire young entrepreneur explains why you don't need a new idea to launch a successful startup.
March 8, 2012 in The 'Treps
The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur

The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur

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Gurbaksh Chahal shares insight on staying competitive and why his $300 million sale to Yahoo wasn't what changed his outlook on business and life.
October 3, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
1SaleADay.com

1SaleADay.com's Ben Federman and the Value of a Daily Steal

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This 28-year-old Brooklynite built a successful business around the concept of loss leaders. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
September 5, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire

From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire

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How twentysomething Shama Kabani of Marketing Zen Group wrote a master's thesis on Twitter and then went on to build a leading-edge marketing firm. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
September 5, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
GumGum

GumGum's Ophir Tanz Spins Gold from Ads on Images Online

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This twentysomething innovator created a successful digital ad network for Web images. Learn how he did it. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
September 5, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
Khu.sh

Khu.sh's Prerna Gupta Pioneers High-Tech Music for the Masses

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This 29-year-old CEO has her sights set on expansion with her apps LaDiDa and Songify and seed funding from angel investors. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
September 5, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
Quirky: The Solution to the Innovator

Quirky: The Solution to the Innovator's Dilemma

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At the age of 24, Ben Kaufman already has a successful startup track record. With Quirky, he's tapped into the power of open innovation and created a place where anyone can become an inventor.
July 26, 2011 in Profiles
Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis

Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis

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David Karp's blog platform has seen hockey-stick growth, and so has his learning curve as entrepreneur. He shares how his company bounced back from the tech tumble that brought down millions of blogs last year.
May 25, 2011 in Leadership
Mashable

Mashable's Pete Cashmore on Persistence

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How he turned obstacles into an opportunity, why he's so obsessed with the Internet and a winning habit he learned from his father.
May 10, 2011 in The 'Treps
How a Young Fashion Designer Stands Out in a Crowded Market

How a Young Fashion Designer Stands Out in a Crowded Market

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From listening to customers to creating a unique product, Rebecca Minkoff shares her top tips.
May 5, 2011 in Growth Strategies
Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

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Zappos CEO finds success by breaking the old-school business rules.
April 10, 2011 in Leadership
Innovator: DeviantART

Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira

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How Angelo Sotira turned 14 million independent artists into a groundbreaking social network.
January 25, 2011 in Success Stories
Matt Mickiewicz: How I Started 99designs

Matt Mickiewicz: How I Started 99designs

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The 27-year-old entrepreneur discusses trusting his instincts, scaling growth online and driving revenue with user feedback.
November 29, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs
Aaron Patzer: How I Started Mint.com

Aaron Patzer: How I Started Mint.com

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The online entrepreneur talks about ditching his day job, finding investors and hiring top talent to launch his startup.
November 2, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs
College Startup Success Story, Revisited

College Startup Success Story, Revisited

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Garrett Camp sold StumbleUpon for a reported $75 million a year after graduation. Then he bought it back.
September 20, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs
Young Millionaires 2010

Young Millionaires 2010

Here's how four ultra-successful twentysomethings leveraged their brilliant ideas into major businesses online. And how you can, too.
August 24, 2010 in Success Stories

Generation Success

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These young visionaries turned great ideas into multi-million-dollar businesses.
August 20, 2009 in Success Stories

Young Millionaires

From bootstrap to big time, our 2008 picks share their secrets to multimillion-dollar success.
September 1, 2008 in Entrepreneur Magazine

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Young Millionaires

Ask any human resources professional, workplace designer or office manager what is shaping business culture now, and you'll hear one answer more than any other: Millennials. Increasingly, established companies are reinventing business practices, processes and even workspaces to appeal to this savvy and technologically advanced young group.

But the most dynamic Millennials aren't just working for others--they're entrepreneurs themselves. Coming of age in tandem with the internet, these young creators feel right at home with the new business models and technologies that continue to emerge at a dizzying pace.

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