More News, Articles, Videos

Barrington High School In Chicago's Innovative Business Incubator

Summer is a time for many teens to relax, but five groups of Barrington High School students are busier than ever, after finding success in a business incubator class – the first course of its kind in the nation.

> See CBS News Video

MIT Trains Business Titans

The program, called Launch, was founded by Laurie Stach, an MIT mechanical engineering graduate who has worked at General Electric and BMW, and earned an MBA from Harvard. > Read Article

Clean Water Initiative

18 year-old Myla Swallow of Sydney, Australia has designed a system that can sterilize stainless steel baby bottles using a billy can and a simple pump-filter to produce steam. She has founded the Clean Water Initiative to raise awareness and address the issue of unsanitary water and utensils used to feed babies. 

> Read Article and See Myla's Video

> Visit Clean Water Initiative Website

Bullied Dyslexic 16-year-old Entrepreneur Finds Success

Ollie Forsyth didn’t fit in at school. Bullies picked on him for being dyslexic, for being different. They said he was a nobody and always would be. He’d never succeed in life. Then, just as his idol Richard Branson (of Virgin) gutsily did, he used his doubters’ venom to fuel his budding entrepreneurial fire. > Read Article

Australian Teen's Solution To Stolen Passwords: Login With Pictures

Sam Crowther's  app lets you pick a photo on your device as your password to a Web service, then transmits that as an incredibly long password. It's 512-characters long, to be exact.

> See CNN Article

Five Teen Entrepreneurs Makes It Easier To Order Pizza

While apps like Seamless and Postmates have made it easier than ever to order food with almost no hassle, sometimes having to look through options is just too much of a pain. With Push For Pizza, five teens from Brooklyn have created an app that makes it simpler still to get sustenance delivered to your door.

> See Tech Crunch Article

> See Youtube Video

Funding Campaign by Teen for Invention to Stop Hot Car Deaths

Alissa Chavez of Albuquerque , New Mexico, is running a crowd funding campaign to raise money to develop her invention to stop infant car deaths in hot cars. The campaign is being conducted at the Indiegogo crowd funding website under the title "The Hot Seat."

> See Youtube Video 

> See Indiegogo Funding Campaign

Youtube Money

The truth about how people are making money on Youtube. > Click on Video

Meet Dynamic High School Artists of the Year from Orange County, California

After you’ve met President Obama as a finalist in the inaugural White House Film Festival, what’s next? For Kayla Briët, it’s being named the Register’s Artist of the Year for Film/Video.

> Read Article About Kayla

> Read Article About The Other High School  Artists of the Year

These High School Entrepreneurs Are Building the Next Google.

Sahil Gupta, Stan Zhang, and Cavan Klinsky, originally created Gevva, a specialty search tool,  as part of a high school hackathon competition. These  17-year-old students at Horace Mann School in Riverdale, N.Y. could be among future elite tech entrepreneurs if they are successful. > Read Article

14 Year Old Owner of Jewelz of Jordan

Gabrielle Jordan is the owner of Jewelz of Jordan, a jewelry line she started at the age of 9 years old. Since then she has expanded her brand to include Gabrielle Jordan International which is her speaking and authorship business. Fascinating !!. > Read Article. Visit The Site of Jewelz of Jordan..

Teen Starts Jean Shorts Business Online

17 year-old Emily Wills of Hanover, Virginia's Empire Designs  is flourishing. She has made and sold more than 1,300 pairs of hand-dyed jean shorts online. > Read Article in Richmond Dispatch


Teen Art Gallery features young artists ages 12-19

Many teenagers are immensely talented and sophisticated in their use of techniques, such that their place in a gallery is beyond well deserved. Teen Art Gallery reaches out to all young artists so that they are not alone in figuring out the process of showing their work in a gallery setting. > Go To Website

Teen Entrepreneurs Jam More Into Summer

Castorena and Janet Jimenez, also 17, paired up to pitch Brochettes, a food truck serving kebabs, cake pops, and whatever else comes to mind or pops up on their Twitter feed for a secret menu item, like pancakes or pizza. > Read Article by Nan Austin of The Modesto Bee


Teen Beekeepers Launch New Business

To be, or not to be successful. That's the choice six north St. Louis, Missouri teenagers are making in a program teaching them to be entrepreneurs. And so far, it's a honey of an idea. > Read Article and Watch Video

Teen Designs Mobile App to Stop Bullying

High school  junior Brandon Boynton from Pendelton, Indiana is receiving national attention for a mobile application designed to stop bullying.Boynton created The Bully Box while in the Madison County Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program. > Read Article

Bank Offers Business Loans to High School Entrepreneurs

One week ago, a  teenager walked into The Callaway Bank in Missouri seeking an $85 loan to put toward starting his own agricultural business. Banking regulations make granting a loan that small difficult, but the loan officer, the staff and bank president and Chief Executive Officer Kim Barnes didn’t feel good about sending him away and, instead, put in an effort to help him and other business-minded youth in the area. > Read Article

Young Entrepreneurs Share How They Started Their Businesses

From bow ties to smartphone apps for skiing, five young entrepreneurs explain how they got their business off the ground, and the importance of money management. > See UK Guardian Article

Young and Old Collaborate Against Nepal Child Slavery

Ten-year-old Vivienne Harr is working with 79-year-old Olga Murray to end child slavery in Nepal. Vivienne launched her campaign nearly two years ago in response to tragic images she’d seen depicting children in slavery.  


> See Forbes Article

> Visit Vivienne's Site

Teen Artist Wins National Award

Tom McCallie of Burnsville, Minnesota, won a Gold Key and a Silver Key in the 2014 Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards, a 91-year-old national competition whose past winners include Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Robert Redford. > Read Article

Texas Teens Build Prosthetic Arm for Little Boy

Zaxton has been missing the three middle fingers on his left hand since birth. To make life a little easier, his older brother Christian visited Leander High School in Leander, Texas, to see if his former robotics teacher, Herb Wasson, could help.

> Read Article. 

> See News Video.

Teen Opens World's First Sneaker Pawn Shop

Chase Reed, a 10th-grader at Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem New York, had the bright idea of capitalizing on the high-end sneaker trend and has opened the world’s first sneaker pawnshop.

> Read Article

> See News Video.

Australian Teen Dog Shampoo Entrepreneur

Riley Mitchel of Ashgrove, Australia started his own high-end dog shampoo company called A Boy and His Dog. Riley's dog, Hugo (show with him here in the photo) inspired him to make premium biodegradable products for dogs > Go To Site

Special iPhone Case for Emergency Calls

These high school teens from the Seattle, Washington area created a case for an iPhone which you can squeeze to connect to emergency services. They were competing in n iPhone case that you can squeeze. They participated in the Tie Young Entrepreneurs Seattle Program. > Read Full Article

Teen's Flashlight Runs by Heat of Human Hands

Anne Makosinski, 16, created a flashlight that could run off of the warmth of one’s hands. She called it “Hollow Flashlight” and won a Google Science Fair award for the creation. The Victoria, British Columbia teen is shown here on NBC's The Tonight Show.  > Read Article and Play Video

High School Student Builds Online Magazine, Her Culture

Kate Avino of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey started her own online magazine so that women around the world would have a place to read about and share experiences, lifestyles, traditions, languages, and customs.The magazine, Her Culture, has featured prominent women such as Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Congolese women’s-rights activist Neema Namadu. > Read Full Article and Go To Magazine Site

Teen Entrepreneur Invents Customizable Glasses

Summer sunshine in your eyes? Check out Matthew Sheffield's Shady Eyedeas styles and design your own cool shades for 19 bucks. With 2 pairs of shades, customers can create up to 16 variations of sunglasses. > Read Full Article

Meet 14-Year-Old Chef and Entrepreneur

As the host of her own healthy cooking show, Cook Time with Remmi, Remmi Smith inspires children all over the country to live in wellness. Her Italian salad dressing is sold at Whole Foods Market and other specialty stores. > Read Full Article and See Video

High School Freshman's Starts Medical Device Company

Sumum Mulumundi of Snohomish, Wasington created an electronic stethoscope. He formed a company, StratoScientific to market and develop that device and others he has in mind. > See Video

12-Year-Old Boy Invents Sandbag Polymer To Help Block Water During Floods

To eliminate the gaps between sandbags that tend to let some water through, Peyton Robertson designed an interlocking fastener system that holds the bags in place as the polymer expands. > Read Full Article

High School Student Develops Early-Stage HIV Test

Nicole Ticea, a Grade 10 student from Vancouver Canada who has developed an early-stage HIV test is headed to Ottawa to compete against other young scientists in an international competition. Using an isothermic nucleic acid amplification system, she developed a point-of-care HIV test with help from her Simon Frasier University mentors. > Read Full Article 

High School Sophomore Gets Her Clothing Products Into Saks Fifth Avenue

Madison Nicole Robinson, 16, has introduced a line of wedges and cork-soled sandals for women to her clothing line. And this spring she launched the tweens clothing brand, Madison Nicole, in Saks Fifth Avenue and 120 U.S. boutiques. > Read Full Article

15 Year Old Entrepreneur Tries to Disrupt the Sugary Drink Market

Alarmed by childhood obesity, Carter Kostler knew there had to be a better portable drink solution and decided to innovate from something he saw in his own home: fruit infused water. > Read Full Article

High School Business Incubator Funds Teen Entrepreneurs

The students generated over 31 startup concepts, from which the best five were chosen to present at a star-dudded pitch event hosted by CNBC television personality, Jim Lurio. > Read Full Article and See Pitch Video

Teen Wins Business Funding in Warren Buffet Contest

Few teens can count legendary investor Warren Buffet among their venture's backers. But 15-year old budding entrepreneur has accomplished just that. > Read Full Article

Teen Entrepreneurship is Great but College Is Still Worth Every Penny

The New York Times reports on the rising value of a college degree. > Read Full Article


Lessons to be Learnt from Ireland’s Teenage Entrepreneurs

These young entrepreneurs can teach us a few things about entrepreneurship and setting up a business. Student Enterprise Awards in Ireland highlights the special talents of Ireland's young entrepreneurs. > Read Full Article

Teen Entrepreneur Turns Class Project Into Business Opportunity

Sara McClaskey of Columbus Ohio turned her love of horses into a business by staring  her own horse supply shop at age 16. > Read Full Article and See Video

Girl, 15, Starts Online Jewelry Business

Kiana Kiki Elam, 15, makes a living by selling her hand-made bracelets at local boutiques, and a popular shopping website, Etsy. > Read Full Article and See Video 

Teen Titan Shakes Up Youth Bra Industry

Meet the high school senior from Jackson Hole, Wyoming who started a company called Yellowberry which makes wholesome and age-appropriate bras for girls ages 11-15. > Read Full Article

New York Teen Entrepreneur Taps Maple Syrup Profits. 

Joshua Parker launched Parker Maple Farm from his rural family home in Canton, N.Y., aiming for success in a long and storied tradition, turning sap to maple syrup. > Read Full Article and See Video.

6th Graders Beat Ivy League Schools in Investment Competition

Students from Oak Grove Lutheran in Fargo, North Dakota are mastering the game of money managing and national media is all over their success. They have bested some of the nation's Ivy League schools in a recent stock investment competition. > Read Full Article and See Video.

Teen Turns Jewelry Business Into a $250 Million Fortune

Video: Business pays off for teen entrepreneur who turned her love for jewelry into Origami Owl -- a company that now generates millions of dollars in revenue. > See Video

Survir Mirchandani on CNN discussing his idea to save government millions each year.

Survir Mirchandani on CNN discussing his idea to save government millions each year.

Teen Proposes Government Changes Fonts To Save Millions

Reducing paper use through recycling and dual-sided printing had been talked about before as a way to save money and conserve resources, but there was less attention paid to the ink for which the paper served as a canvas for history and algebra handout. 14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani of Pittsburgh, PA may just have changes all that. > Read Full Article and See Video

> Also see original article by Suvir Mirchandani and Peter Pinko in Journal of Emerging Investigators.

Vital Skills Teen Business Owners Learn On The Job

Forbes Magazine profiles brothers Keeve and Deim Dixon, age 17 and 14. Their father suggested they consider doing something with pictures so they created a real-time multiplayer mobile game they call "Pic It". Read Full Article

Over $1 Million In Sales for 15-Year Old Entrepreneur

Over $1 Million In Sales For The 15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Behind Fish Flops: Madison Robinson's company, Fish Flops, makes apparel for children and it all began with her designs for flip flops which she’s been thinking up herself since coming up with the idea in 2006. She now takes orders from the biggest department stores in the United States. > Read Full Article

Teen Sneaker Entrepreneur Makes $60,000 On His Website.

Jason Shatsky, a high school freshman sells hundreds of pairs of sneakers from a  web site he runs from his bedroom: Jason buys pairs of shoes that are high in demand, marks the price up as their value increases, then sells them online. > Read Full Article