You’re Never To Young To Be An Entrepreneur!
Did you know that some of nation’s wealthiest and well known entrepreneurs got their start as teens? Microsoft's, Bill Gates started software company called Traf-O-Data at the age of 15. Wendy's Founder Dave Thomas, began his career in the food service business when he was 15. TV personality Oprah Winfrey decided on a career in public speaking at the age of 12 after giving a speech at church. Debbie Fields founded her Mrs. Field’s Cookie Empire on a recipe she developed at 13. Billionaire Richard Branson developed the ideas behind what would become his Virgin Music empire.
A recent Gallup Organization Poll on the subject of youth entrepreneurship revealed that 70% high school students today are strongly interested in owning their own business; 90% of students rate their knowledge of entrepreneurship as “very poor” or only “fair”; 85
% report that public education has taught them “little” or practically “nothing” about how business works and 75% desire more entrepreneurship training.
The Entrepreneur Café, LLC and the Young Entrepreneurs Program (YEP) remain committed to educating students and their parents on issues of youth entrepreneurship. Additionally we want to assist educators, faith-based institutions and community organizations in their efforts to promote the discipline of youth entrepreneurship. But we need your help. Getting involved is easy . . . become an ambassador for youth entrepreneurship! If you have a desire to support and encourage the dreams of youth through small business then purchase a copy of our Young Millionaire Training Workbook for a worthy student(s) today. For organizations looking to lead a program for a large group of students contact us for quantity discounts.