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Showing posts from September, 2013

The Next Generation

Neha Gupta Leading off our overview of young entrepreneurs is Neha Gupta, a 13-year-old from Pennsylvania who startedEmpower Orphans when she was just 9 years old. Since then, the nonprofit has raised $30,000 for orphans in India thanks to Gupta's fundraising activities: selling handmade greeting cards and wine charms. With a goal of raising $20,000 in 2010, Gupta is well on her way to a successful career in philanthropy.
Anshul Samar

Silicon Valley has long been a seat of innovation, so it is only natural that one of the most successful child entrepreneurs hails from California's tech corridor. Anshul Samar, now 14, started a gaming company in 2008 to market a role-playing card game that teaches chemistry. After clearing $1 million in revenue in his first year, Samar won a $25,000 grant and is now working to raise $100,000 in venture capital for his company,Elementeo.
Remington Anne Smith When 9-year-old Remington "Remmi" Anne Smith recognized the growing problem of chil…