Category: Teenage Entrepreneurs

Peten Cashmore

10 Young Entrepreneurs Who Became Online Millionaires By Starting A Site

Pete Cashmore mashable.com Pete Cashmore was born in Banchory, a small town in Scotland, on the 18th of September 1985. When he was in high school he experienced some health issues, because of which he finished high school two years late. He couldn’t go out with friends and he had a lot of time all by himself. He was a teenager experiencing a big need for social contacts. This is how social media sites became an important part of his everyday life and he was amazed by the fact about how they were changing the way people communicate. He spent...

The story of Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg’s Story – Here Is How He Made It

Mark Zuckerberg is actually one of the richest and most successful people in the world. And he managed to achieve this at a really early age. When he was just 23, he was a billionaire already. But how did he do this? How did he make billions just a few years after he finished high school? Well, things started a little bit earlier, when he was 10. The most important thing in his life seems to be his interest in computers, and this is when it was conceived. A major role for played his father, who allowed his son to...

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How Brian Scudamore Founded ‘1-800-GOT-JUNK?’ With Only $700

You probably have heard about 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, especially if you live in Canada or in the United States. The company is a multinational junk removal franchise founded back in 1989, in the city of Vancouver (Canada), by a guy named Brian Scudamore. The business started with just a $700 investment is an established multi-million franchise today with more than 160 branches. Their startup story is pretty interesting, so here we decided to share it with you. The Story Of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Brian Scudamore was only 18 when one day he saw a junk truck in a drive-through at McDonald’s. This was how...

Entrepreneur Definition

How To Become An Entrepreneur? Some Signs You Might Be One Of Them

Are you wondering about how to become an entrepreneur? Most of the entrepreneurs are simply born this way (this doesn’t mean that you can’t learn to be one of them, too). This is why there are so many millionaires and even billionaires who have never graduated from college. Some of them haven’t even finished their high school education (billionaire Richard Branson is a bright example). These are the so-called natural entrepreneurs. Even though you can learn to be one of them, most of the characteristics common for so many entrepreneurs are inside you when you come to this world. I...

Amazing Start Up Stories Of Vimeo, Kiip, InDinero, Soundcloud And Dropbox

Amazing Start Up Stories Of Vimeo, Kiip, InDinero, Soundcloud And Dropbox

They are some of the super bright stars in the world of entrepreneurship. They are young, they are determined, and they are running a startup. I came across this cool movie about the lives of some of the youngest and super successful entrepreneurs. This is actually a documentary video about online entrepreneurs from the old continent and The United States and how they made their business ideas happen. Below you can watch how some of the most innovative Internet startups were launched and how they rose or fell. The clip contains interviews with a dozen of young founders, some of...

This is the cool story behind the game FORCED.

The Young Entrepreneurs Who Lived Illegally In A Classroom To Found “Forced”

The game Forced is a popular RPG game with some tactical elements for up to 4 players. There you are a slave, who is forced to fight for his freedom or die. The game is available on Steam Store and has been a very popular app there. This makes it also a very successful business, and this business has a really cool story. Forced History The game was developed by a group of enthusiasts, passionate about gaming and computers. They found a spare classroom in the university they studied in and decided to use it for their first office. They...

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Ryland Ggoldman – A Story Of A 7 Years Old Entrepreneur

Ryland’s Restaurant is a cool place to have a snack. People really like it and the food there is tasty. The business has a big potential for growth but the owner and the manager of the venture has some restrictions from mommy and daddy… Pretty understandable, having in mind that he is just 7 years old boy… Actually, the kid has been thinking about founding a restaurant since he was just 3 years old, and after the Goldman family changed their house, Ryland decided to make his dream happen. His new home happened to be on a busy street, where...

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Do

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Do

Entrepreneurs are people, who have a certain mindset. If you take two random successful entrepreneurs you will be amazed by how much in common they have in their thinking. They would not only be similar regarding the things they do but also there would be many things they never do. Here is an interesting article on the matter that we found on the Internet. Below you can see 7 things any self-respecting successful entrepreneur doesn’t do. If you want to become such, it would not be enough only to do certain things, you should also stop doing some like these:...

Steve Wozniak

A Short Biography Of Steve Wozniak

Stephen Gary Wozniak (Woz) was born back in 1950, on August 11th in San Jose in California. His father Jacob Francis Wozniak had graduated from as one of the best students of the Columbian University Information Technology and he was actually the one who inspired the young Steve to become a guru in electronics. Since he was a very little boy, Wozniak junior spent a lot of his time in his father’s workshop, which was a place full of all kinds of electronic parts. He became very interested in what his dad was doing and wanted to learn how transistors,...

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How to Start a Payment Processing Business at 16 – Jared Isaacman’s Start Up Story

Jared Isaacman was only 16 when he decided to start his own business. He was so obsessed by the idea that he quit high-school and passed the GED exam instead, so he could focus on this entirely. In a few years, he ended up founding a  payment processing company named United Bank Card Inc. The first office of his business was not the traditional for many great entrepreneurs garage, but the basement of his home. Here is how all happened. After leaving school at 16, Jared went to work for a credit card company, where he spent around 6 months....