Kidpreneurs: Young People Who Are Running Successful Businesses

January 15, 2016  |  
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BeeSweet Lemonade

It’s not easy running a company, and yet these inspiring kidpreneurs are following their passion and running successful, profitable businesses that provide quality and specialty services.

Image: Leanna Archer

Image: Leanna Archer

Leanna Archer

At the tender age of 9, Leanna Archer utilized her grandmother’s secret pomade recipe as the inspiration for her all-natural hair care products.  Today, at 19, Leanna Inc. makes over $100,000 in annual profits.

Image: MayasIdeas.com

Image: MayasIdeas.com

Maya Penn

At 15, Maya Penn has already given a TEDTalk.  Creator and CEO of Maya’s Ideas, the 14-year-old fashions eco-friendly clothing, jewelry and accessories.

Image: EmpowerOrphans.com

Image: EmpowerOrphans.com

Neha Gupta

Just like Leanna Archer, Neha Gupta conceived her company, Empower Orphans, at just 9 years old.  Now 19, Gupta’s company provides food and clothing to orphaned children in India and aids them in living self-sufficient, sustainable lives.

Image: Mo's Bows Memphis.com

Image: Mo’s Bows Memphis.com

Moziah Bridges

Moziah’s grandmother taught him how to sew his own bow ties. With that talent, he formed Mo’s Bows, a business that earns six figures and has been featured on Shark Tank. The teen created his company back in 2011 to make the world “a fun and happier place.”

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Jaden Wheeler And Amaya Selmon

Before they were even teenagers, this Memphis-based brother and sister team started their own food truck: Kool Kidz Sno Konez.  They plan to one day turn their successful truck into a franchise.

Image: SuperBusinessGirl.com

Image: SuperBusinessGirl.com

Asia Newson

Super Business Girl is the brainchild of Asia Newson.  Co-founder and CEO of the Detroit-based company that sells homemade candles, her mission is to: “recognize the true potential in every child and develop intrinsic security that makes optimum use of their individualized talent.”  Powerful!

Image: Private Stock

Image: Private Stock

Jon Koon

Koon, who became a millionaire at 16 thanks to his first company, which provided car tuning accessories for the show Pimp My Ride, is the creator of Private Stock, a luxury menswear line that prides itself on simplicity.

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Mikaila Ulmer

You might have seen Mikaila Ulmer on Shark Tank.  The 10-year-old’s fascination with bees began after she was stung twice by a buzzing honeymaker.  She used her great grandmother’s flaxseed lemonade recipe, upgraded it with a little honey, and birthed BeeSweet Lemonade. She received a $60,000 investment on the hit ABC show.

Image: MarkBao.com

Image: MarkBao.com

Mark Bao

Technology lover and entrepreneur Mark Bao started his website Support Breeze, a platform that aids businesses with support inquiries, when he was 18 years old.  He has since sold three highly-profitable websites.

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Farrhad Acidwalla

Launched in 2009, 22-year-old Farrhad Acidwalla’s Rockstah Media is an award-winning web development, marketing, and branding agency.

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