Mikaila Ulmer is the 11-year-old creator of BeeSweet Lemonade, a tasty homemade lemonade that also saves endangered honey bees in the process. We recently reported that she was able to land a multi-million dollar deal with Whole Foods, which would distribute her product to 55 stories nation-wide. Watch her explain how she was able to get such an amazing deal in the video above.
A dyslexic entrepreneur who was bullied in school as a child for his learning disability is on his way to becoming a millionaire by the time he turns 20.
Seventeen-year-old Ollie Forsyth, of Pury End, Northamptonshire, is a budding businessman who started his first company, an e-tailer called Ollie’s Shop, at age 13. He made a profit of $14,500 within the first year, turning over $33,500 annually. The shop’s annual profit continues to double yearly as he sets off to work on his other projects.
Nowadays, most college graduates are coming out of school in debt, jobless and having to move back in with their parents. Then there are guys like 25-year-old Nick Walter, who is completely debt free and making upwards to $66,000 a month with his online business as a recent college graduate.
How did he do it, you ask? It’s a combination of disciplined money management habits, learning through books and creating opportunities for himself. After multiple side hustles in college, he found inspiration through Tim Ferriss’ book “The 4-Hour Workweek,” and started creating online classes on Udemy to teach people how to make iPhone apps. He initially created the classes for free, but after getting 1,600 sign-ups within 24 hours, he raised the price to $199 and netted $20,000 on the second day. Within 30 days, he made $40,000. The course currently averages $3,000 to $5,000 a month in revenue.
When I was 13 years old, I was still trading Pokemon cards and working up the nerve to ask my crush to the school dance. Thirteen-year-old Shubham Banerjee, however, is already the CEO of a company that’s so badass that Intel’s looked past his young age and invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in his startup venture Braigo Labs. Through Braigo labs, Banerjee focuses on creating braille printers that are more affordable for the world’s vision-impaired.
Truly successful people hate how so many ‘wantrepreneurs’ talk about how much they want to build a company, but never act on it. These two college entrepreneurs are about to make most aspiring entrepreneurs look like wimps. Delara Fadavi and Danee Kenyon have only been entrepreneurs for six weeks and have already raised $20,000 without a perfected product! Ambition? Check. Initiative? Check. Ability to make people throw money at them? Check, check, and check!
What is their brilliant product that they’ve created that’s got people writing checks for them while you are still sitting there counting down the days to EDC? They’ve invented a solution to stop your laptop from getting stolen. It’s pretty genius how this works.