Some Graduates from YEA!

Niamani Knight was a student in the YEA! Lancaster Chamber of Commerce class in California. Look what she created for her business! You an find out more at her website: https://streamkidsexpo.org. 2012 YEA! graduate from Boca Raton, FL, Rachel Zietz, appeared on Shark Tank with her company, Gladiator Lacrosse. Although she did not strike a deal, she … Continue reading Some Graduates from YEA!

40 Young People Who Became Millionaires Before They Were 20

http://www.inc.com/john-boitnott/40-young-people-who-became-millionaires-before-they-were-20.html It is often awe-inspiring to think about how early some of the world's most famous entrepreneurs got their start. Many of them simply had a fantastic idea and then just worked their butts off to make it reality. BY JOHN BOITNOTT Journalist and digital consultant@jboitnott We all know that some entrepreneurs get rich quick, … Continue reading 40 Young People Who Became Millionaires Before They Were 20

Her Jewelry Business is Putting her through College!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/designed-by-lei-interview_55ad5a32e4b0caf721b396ee?utm_hp_ref=teen&ir=Teen&section=teen&kvcommref=mostpopular Meet The Teen Who Pays For College With A Jewelry Business Chanel ParksAssociate Style Editor, The Huffington Post Posted: 07/23/2015 02:51 PM EDT Think about the typical day of a college student: there are classes to attend, books to study and beer to drink. Now, think about a day in the life of a … Continue reading Her Jewelry Business is Putting her through College!

Great company, great goals, great parties: Social entrepreneurs talk at TED2014

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Heads of TOMS, GOOD and Zappos talk social good at TED2014. Photo: Bret Hartman Heads of TOMS, GOOD and Zappos talk social good at TED2014. Photo: Bret Hartman

This afternoon, over a cup of coffee at the #TOMSRoastingCo Cafe at TED2014, the TED Blog listened in on a fascinating coffee-hour chat among three social entrepreneurs: Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS and the moderator of the conversation; Ben Goldhirsh, founder of GOOD. the online magazine and community; and Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. Wait — Zappos? But as the conversation unfolded, it was clear that the shoe-shipping giant is as socially minded as TOMS and GOOD — and like them, is pursuing big social goals in ways that bring back benefit to the bottom line as well, keying off the company’s bold investment in downtown Las Vegas. Here, notes from their conversation:

Over a cup of coffee, Blake asked the two others: How do you measure success? Ben answered: “I’m sometimes frustrated about…

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