8 really young entrepreneurs
- Leanna's Hair: Leanna Archer was only 9 when she started her own hair pomade to friends and family, using her great-grandmother's secret recipe. Now she is 17 and the CEO of her own company of all-natural hair products that includes hair cleansers, conditioners and treatments.
- Mo's Bows: Moziah Bridges was only 11 when he learned how to sew from his grandmother and began fashioning and selling his own creative bowties on Etsy. His goal? To start a children's clothing company.
- Empower Orphans: Neha Gupta was only 11 when she began selling handmade wine charms to raise money for school books. Now at age 17, he owns her own registered nonprofit organization, Empower Orphans.
- Kool Kidz Sno Konez: Most of us enjoy a snow cone, but 11- and 12-year old Jaden Wheeler and Amaya Selmon are a brother and sister team that makes them for a living. They are now the youngest owners of a food truck business in Memphis.
- Elementeo (Alchemist Empire Inc.): Anshul Samar was only in the 6th grade when he developed his own board game called Elementeo to make chemistry more fun for other students. Since then, he has created a grant fund to help other young entrepreneurs and is currently attending Stanford University.
- Summly: Nick D'Aloisio was only 15 when he created an app that algorithmically creates summaries of news articles optimized for the iPhone. In 2013, he sold the company to Yahoo for $30 million.
- Lizzie Marie Cuisine:Lizzie Marie Likness was only 6 years old when she knew her passion was in cooking. By age 13, Likness has taught cooking classes, appeared on the "Rachael Ray Show," and started her own WebMD video series called "Healthy Cooking with Chef Lizzie."
- Nay Games: Robert Nay was only 14 when he created the new mobile game app called "Bubble Ball," which received over a million downloads in the first two weeks it was released on the Apple app store. And he learned everything at the public library where he did all his research.