There are about a million things people will say are critical for your success as an entrepreneur. Having a great idea to start with is important, and so is stamina, education, and an ability to persevere through the tough times, just to name a few. But I have always thought that perhaps the most important
https://youtu.be/FXs9tVSE-yo Seth Damsgard isn’t just a talented golfer. He’s also a clever entrepreneur—and he’s just nine years old. Seth’s company, Golf by Numbers, produces low-cost yardage books for golf courses in several states. It all started when Seth started golfing for tournaments and with his dad. With makeshift sketches of each hole and its yardage,
Ninth-grader Jordan Zietz is the young CEO of GameReef, a rental company specializing in video games and gaming consoles. He started the business to provide a solution for those torn between Xbox or PlayStation, Wii or DS, Fallout 4 or NHL . . . you get the idea. “People have been torn for years .
Twelve-year-old Kenzie Hinson had no idea one in three children in her county didn’t have enough food to eat—but when she found out, she was determined to do something about it. Kenzie is the founder of Make A Difference Food Pantry, a food bank that serves over 1,000 people a month through fundraising efforts and
Kids are pretty active to start, but between at-school physical education, after-class extracurriculars, and playing at the park, you’d think kids like Matty and Benny Smalarz would be worn out by the end of the day. Not quite—in fact, the brothers have come up with a great way to exercise, feel strong, and have fun
Mikaila Ulmer of Austin, Texas has produced a refreshing and sustainable beverage, pulled $60,000 in startup funding from one of the world’s leading fashion moguls on ‘Shark Tank,’ and secured a four-state contract with Whole Foods. She’s 11 years old. Mikaila didn’t start off with your average lemonade stand. In fact, she wasn’t at all
What does Star Wars have to do with business—much less startups? Turns out, there are some lessons for all entrepreneurs to use courtesy of the Force. Take Luke Skywalker: he learns to listen to those around him, to inspire trust and confidence. Those are the qualities that any great CEO knows are essential to building
Every year, the Arizona Children’s Business Fair takes over downtown Phoenix. Strewn with nearly 150 booths, the Arizona Center is temporarily the place to be for young entrepreneurs – or Kidpreneurs – of all backgrounds, who have three hours to sell products they’ve made themselves or with friends or parents. The Arizona Children’s Business Fair