#1 Anshul Samar: Elementeo CEO
Anshul Samar is a 13 year old student at Lawson Middle School in Cupertino. Heâ€™s also the articulate CEO of his gaming startup, Elementeo. His company is aiming to inject fun into learning with the creation of a fantasy role playing board game that teaches chemistry. So far, his goal is to reach $1 million in revenues by the end of his first year on the job, which is by summer of 2008.
#2 Ben Casnocha: Comcate Founder
Ben Casnocha, Comcate This ainâ€™t your regular kid at 19 years old. Heâ€™s the 6â€² 4â€³ founder of Comcate, a software company that provides customer support tools for local governments. He started the company based on a sixth grade technology class project when he was just 12 years of age while he attended the Town School for Boys, a popular school in San Francisco. Since then, several dozen clients from small to mid-sized cities are ringing up annual revenue of around $750,000 for his company.
#3 Aaron Swartz: Co-founder of Reddit
Now 21 20, Aaron Swartz was just 14 years old when he co-authored the RSS 1.0 specification, which youâ€™re probably intimately familiar with if youâ€™re a blogger. Itâ€™s a standard or format for feeds that allow you to subscribe and keep up with your favorite web sites via automatic updates.
#4 Jake Lunn: Nautical Napkins Founder
This 11 year old British lad was fascinated about sailing boats and cool yachts so his parents literally teased him into starting a company to support his dream of owning a super yacht one day. So it was very apropos that he started a company that created and sold custom and personalized napkins for boats!
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