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