Success doesn’t follow age and business needs no prior experience. These following youngsters have proved that so well. Let us have a look at the top 10 young entrepreneurs:
Already being 9 years old, he is a business owner rather than an arcade owner. Using his father’s auto parts store in L.A., he constructed a makeshift cardboard arcade. Soon he became very popular in town and got surrounded by television crews. He sells $1 and $2 tickers that allows four plays and 500 plays respectively, sells a T-shirt too at $15 each with the name “Caine’s Arcade”. He alone has himself raised around $212,000 in funds for donation. His prime success is bestowed upon making the 11-minute video featuring his young entrepreneurship of him. It went viral on both YouTube and Vimeo.
He is a 14-year-old who developed the idea of making scented candles came to him when one day he was teasing his sister about the girly scented ones which she was selling for a fund of the school. This made him pursue the idea of finding manly scented candles that became a nationwide success. Currently, there are around 60 stores of manly scented candles under his registered name and above 9000 units have been sold. Some of his available scents include Sawdust, Campfire, Bacon, Grandpa’s Pipe, and many more.
A young high school graduate followed the footsteps of her father and grandfather and started her own business called Wound Up. She was inspired by some small boutique in California and thus she opened this clothing store targeting outfits for women within the age range of 18 to 40. The list of apparel includes skirts, blouses, shirts, and dresses. She has become much responsible at a younger age and more conscious with experience. Working 9 hours per day she also balances her lifestyle.
A Seattle teenager and founder of Benelab, Kim generates huge donations every year. He quickly learned the power of a search engine after making one himself and said that the engine’s motto was to make philanthropy easy and accessible. Kim employed classmates of his to be a part of his non-profit organization after the introduction of the ‘no adult’s’ rule. Before school life ends, he has a target of achieving the heights of making his company earn a valuation of about $100,000.
When iPad 2 was about to come out, he made a lucky guess into a business opportunity and said that there would be a blog post somewhere listing the top 10 apps for the device. After finding out there should be easier to use and less hassle QR Code software and apps, he first attempted to be the first one to offer such a product fir for iPad 2 and his mission was successful. He quickly got over ipad2 into his hands of his iOS developer to accomplish his goal. The scan was launched in 2011 and his team made $1.5 million from venture capitalists.
A 14-year old girl of Florida, she was hard hit by the recession to find out that houses once sold for $100,000 were now sold at $12,000. After making some money, she presented the idea of buying a house for herself and then soon rented it out for $700 a month. They received soon their initial investment back and have been still using its potentiality to make money.
At the age of just 11, he made thousands of dollars selling cards through his company called Cheers and Tears. He paid $100 at 12 for his sister’s 30 Beanie Babies and sold them for 10 times more on eBay. He directly purchased dolls from the manufacturer and sold them at a profit of $50,000 in less than a year. He also used that money for venturing into an Internet business that fetched him $3,000 per month in ad revenue.
What started as an $8 journey now stands at $70,000 per month revenue. She founded MySpace and she posted the designs online for people to purchase them making her earn this much a month. There are about 7 million monthly visitors to her site. She was also offered $1.5 for some other business but she continues to choose this creation of her own as the ultimate line of career.
He began making jams from his granny’s recipes at 14 years. He started to receive more orders from people soon. In 2007, a high-end U.K supermarket approached him about this jam business, giving him big orders to further sell his jams and made it popular on social media by letting people know of it. By 2007 only, his company has made $750, 000 in sales and still, it continues to grow throughout Europe.
A 15-year old cook built a social website with her brother which is an online version of a person’s yearbook. The site name is MyYearbook.com. After its launch, it merged later with a site that supports ads and allows users to post and complete online quizzes. By 2006, the site raised around 44.1 million in venture capital funding with 3 million members across the globe. The site also attracted large advertisers like that of Disney, etc.