The Teenage Millionaire

It all started when he was 14 years old. Using some pocket change Christian Owens launched a business. Just a few short years later, now at 16, he has made $1 mil through his business reports Mail Online. Branchr was a smash hit with internet sites, made a staggering £500,000 in its first year and […]

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Teens Sew Up Duct-Tape Contest

Who says couture has to be expensive? Two teenagers walked away with $3000 each for creating their prom outfits entirely out of duct tape. The Arizona Republic says it took Ray Banna and Yancy Esquivel 300 hours to create their designs. They used scissors, permanent markers, a sewing machine and 30 rolls of duct tape.

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Baddest Barterer On The Block

Seventeen-year-old Steven Ortiz is fairly sure he is the only student at Charter Oak High School who drives a convertible Porsche to school. Steven started with an old cell phone and eventually traded up to his impressive ride. It didn’t happen overnight, but with the help of the Craigslist website and a lot of patience,

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Back to School 2010 to Be Big!

Back-to-school spending is expected to be robust this year as parents replenish their kids’ wardrobes and backpacks after two years of weak demand for school gear. Having outgrown shoes, shirts and even backpacks they’ve used the last two years, children heading back to school this year will arrive in style. The National Retail Federation’s 2010

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Facebook Fatigue?

Has the novelty of poking, status updates and photo tagging worn off for teens and their notoriously short attention spans? Mashable reports that a survey conducted by online gaming site Roiworld found that teenagers are showing signs of “Facebook Fatigue.” Teens still spend an impressive 80 percent of their internet time on social networking sites,

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Teen Founds Profitable Ad Network

Fifteen year-old Christian Owens, founder of online advertising network Branchr, was recently named Enterprising Young Brit 2010. The Daily Mail gives the annual award to teen tycoons with startups in the United Kingdom, reports VentureBeat. Owens founded the startup, which counts MySpace as a publisher – to give you a sense of the prestige –

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