All of us have watched ABC’s infamous Shark Tank at some point. When you picture an entrepreneur, who do you imagine? Most likely you think of Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk or even Bill Gates. But they aren’t the only ones! Entrepreneurship is growing more popular day by day in the younger generation.
Meet these five young entrepreneurs that you should keep an eye on this year: (and maybe even send an email to them and try to invest early)
Eli Zied is an American entrepreneur best known for creating clothing brand, Habits 365. Habits 365 is a lifestyle brand that strictly encourages positive habits, 365 days a year. He started Habits when he was only 15 years old and has grown it into one of the biggest up and coming brands in the country. Now, age 18, Eli has been able to connect with some of the biggest celebrities in the world, such as Floyd Mayweather, Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, and many more. As well as running a clothing company, Eli also does personal consultancy for up and coming clothing brands, who need a boost and key tips to bring their brand alive. Habits 365 recently got verified on Instagram and has been growing exponentially in the last 6 months.
Noa Mintz is an entrepreneur behind the infamous New York Nanny Agency, Nannies by Noa. She started this business when she was just 12-years-old and has grown it ever since. Noa’s agency has built a reputation for pairing NYC families with qualified and loving nannies. This business stemmed from her natural talent and creativity and she has since built it into a thriving business.
Brendan Cox is an American entrepreneur specializing in social media monetization, and brand growth. Along with his entrepreneurial endeavors, he also is the author of best selling teen entrepreneur book: Strictly Business: How to Crush it as a Young Entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Business Blurb, Cox Visuals, and Teen Assistant amongst numerous other endeavors. Cox’s Teen Assistant trended globally as one of most profitable teen job pairing services nationwide. Later he sold this business for an undisclosed amount and began to focus on other projects including his branding agency: Cox Visuals. Over the past two years, Brendan has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, Business Insider and just about every top business magazine known to man.
Meet Moziah Bridges, the President and Creative Director of Mo’s Bows. Bridges started this company at just 9 years old and has grown it to a multi-million dollar business. According to Moziah, “Mo’s Bows mission is to make you look and feel your best while catering to the sometimes conservative, fun-loving lady or gentleman.” Currently at 16, he dreams of becoming a fashion mogul and continues his journey in college studying fashion design.
Mikaila Ulmer is a 15 year old American teen entrepreneur who started a lemonade business when she was just 4 years old (of course with the help of her parents). She turned a lemonade business into a global lemonade powerhouse being sold in over 1500 stores. Ulmer later went on Shark Tank and struck a deal with FUBU Founder Daymond John. Based out of Austin, Texas Mikaila has started to share her story by regularly speaking at entrepreneurial summits and events around the world.
I am sure we have all learned that we shouldn’t underestimate someone based on their age. These kids know a thing or two about business.