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11 Immensely Successful High School Dropouts

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / July 24, 2013

Parents tend to want their children to finish high school. But sometimes parents are met with a child who has unconventional abilities, the kind that can’t be properly fostered in a regular high school environment. They are met with great success after dropping out of high school once they begin to follow their passions, and these kinds of people can be found across various disciplines throughout time. Here…

Why High School Students Can Start Companies

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 18, 2013

Before our engineering degrees and Harvard Business School MBA’s, we were ambitious, bright-eyed, high-achieving high school students.  Despite our relentless curiosity and limitless potential, it was hard to be taken seriously as real contributors to the world at that age.  We felt that age, just like any other demographic indicator, does not limit one’s ability to achieve magnificent feats.  Just like anyone else, we needed the confidence, training,…

Books Outside the Box: An Innovative High School Program

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 14, 2011

The education system is a constant target for entrepreneurs as we try and figure out what the best ways are to teach, inspire and mentor kids to break into the business world on their own. Universities have begun to step up to the plate and provide more courses and opportunities specially geared at entrepreneurs. However, high schools are still lagging in this area which is unfortunate because of…

Building an Empire and Only in High School

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 15, 2010

Photo: Wall Street Journal Young entrepreneurs are not just under 30, how about under 18! Out in Silicon Valley where the startup culture is vibrant there are many high schooler’s building companies that most people would dream of. These kids are pitching investors on 100,000 dollar deals and selling their companies for million all before they know what college they are going to. There are many advantages to…

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