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Posts from the ‘Youngpreneurs’ Category

Shafer…Power! Featured in Watching Seeds Grow

Several months ago we were contacted by Peter Greer and his son, Keith, after they discovered our blog while doing some research on young entrepreneurs.  Keith, a 9 year-old entrepreneur himself, wanted to interview the kids and I to learn more about our adventures in entrepreneurism for his upcoming book.  Since we had been doing our own series of interviews for the blog, we jumped at the opportunity to sit on the other side of the table. Read more

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Introducing Brett Schneider, Founder of Lax Elements

Welcome to the newest segment on our blog, Youngpreneurs, where we feature stories about young entrepreneurs from across the U.S.  In this episode, we sat down with local Austinite, Brett Schneider, Founder of Lax Elements.  Brett’s a super-sharp guy who has done some amazing things and was kind enough to show us his company’s operations and answer a few questions from the kids.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Lions and Snail Shells and Flowers…Oh My!

Welcome to our newest series on the blog, Youngpreneurs, where we feature stories about young entrepreneurs from across the U.S.  In our first episode we connected with the young superstar, Carter Kostler.  In our second episode, things only get better.  It turns out Owen and Malia’s classmates already have their own business venture and they’re only seven and four years old, respectively.  So after receiving the following email from their mother, Lisa, we couldn’t wait to check it out. 

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Youngpreneur: Carter Kostler

Welcome to our newest series on the blog, Youngpreneurs, where we’ll feature stories about young entrepreneurs from across the U.S.  In our first episode, we connected with Carter Kostler, founder of the Define Bottle.  Inspired by the potential to have a positive affect on obesity and type 2 diabetes, the Define Bottle provides a great way to enjoy fresh-fruit-infused-water.  And being that obesity is reaching epidemic levels in our own backyards, this 14-year-old may be onto something big! Read more