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
Business Ideas

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.
Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost
Business Ideas

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.
Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market
Success Stories

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

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

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

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

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

Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup

With major clients like Microsoft and CBS Sports, Chaotic Moon app studio makes it big.
OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers
Young Entrepreneurs

OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.
Sealing the Deal
Young Entrepreneurs

Sealing the Deal

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

Two Young Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty With Urban Farming

An urban byproduct plants the seed for a big business.
Young Entrepreneur Challenges the Way Americans Think About Their Cellphones
Success Stories

Young Entrepreneur Challenges the Way Americans Think About Their Cellphones

A Pakistani immigrant takes on the U.S. cell phone service model.
Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities
The 'Treps

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

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.
Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on a Business Idea Myth
The 'Treps

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on a Business Idea Myth

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

The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur

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.
1SaleADay.com
Young Entrepreneurs

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

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

From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire

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.
GumGum
Young Entrepreneurs

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

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

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

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.
Quirky: The Solution to the Innovator
Profiles

Quirky: The Solution to the Innovator's Dilemma

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.
Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis
Leadership

Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis

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.
Mashable
The 'Treps

Mashable's Pete Cashmore on Persistence

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

How a Young Fashion Designer Stands Out in a Crowded Market

From listening to customers to creating a unique product, Rebecca Minkoff shares her top tips.
Tony Hsieh on Empowerment
Leadership

Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

Zappos CEO finds success by breaking the old-school business rules.
Innovator: DeviantART
Success Stories

Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira

How Angelo Sotira turned 14 million independent artists into a groundbreaking social network.
Matt Mickiewicz: How I Started 99designs
Young Entrepreneurs

Matt Mickiewicz: How I Started 99designs

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

Aaron Patzer: How I Started Mint.com

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

College Startup Success Story, Revisited

Garrett Camp sold StumbleUpon for a reported $75 million a year after graduation. Then he bought it back.
Young Millionaires 2010
Success Stories

Young Millionaires 2010

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

Generation Success

These young visionaries turned great ideas into multi-million-dollar businesses.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Young Millionaires

From bootstrap to big time, our 2008 picks share their secrets to multimillion-dollar success.

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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.

Young Entrepreneurs

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