Starting a business is not an easy decision to make. Building a company requires work and money as well, and time. The resources of time, work, and money mean you will have to make sacrifices to start your business. It takes someone who has a lot of passion and confidence to establish a startup. These young people have proved that anyone can create a business at any age. However, some fantastic young entrepreneurs had the fortitude and strength in them to build their businesses in their teenage years. Here are five teen AI entrepreneurs that will amaze you.
1. Sofi Overton
It is disappointing that when you are wearing leggings or socks, there are no pockets. When you are wearing leggings, you need a place you can put your phone and keys because you don’t have a pants pocket. Sofi Overton was able to solve that problem when she established Wise Pocket when she was 13 years old. Sofi products were making leggings and socks with pockets in them.
Sofi wanted to establish this business when she was out and about one day with her cousin. Sofi noticed the problem with not having pockets while wearing her leggings. Her cousin ended up putting her phone inside of her boot — a lousy place for a phone. Once Sofi identified a need, she immediately set about working to establish Wise Pocket.
2. Richard Black
There are plenty of people who are hearing as well as vision-impaired. These individuals face many challenges because of their disabilities. More than anything, all people need, want, and deserve the chance to be independent. Richard Black, 17 years of age, made this possible.
By utilizing the latest AI technology, Richard established Halfcode that sells gadgets for people with vision and hearing impairments become independent and navigate the world much easier.
3. Asia Newson
Asia Newson loved candles when she was very young. And she had ideas on how to create unique and fun homemade candles, and that is how she became passionate enough to establish her own handmade candle business, Super Business Girl, at the age of 14.
People all over the world were inspired by Asia, and she was featured on America’s Got Talent as well as on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Asia also was a keynote speaker for TEDxDetroit. Asia’s parents have begun to work in the business as well. They have become the director of sales, and one parent has taken the role of president.
4. Miracle Olatunji
During her mid-teens, while she was in high school, Miracle Olatunji wanted to help her high school peers get connected to opportunities that would help them find interest in a career. That is why she established OpportuniMe, which is a platform to help high school students find opportunities to help them get into the jobs they want or to help them know that there are well-suited careers for them.
The idea of this platform is also to help high school students find their desires and passions for what they want to do in life before they go to college. Not only is Miracle at the age of 19 still involved, but she is now the director of innovation at Thrive and wrote the book, Purpose: How to Live and Lead with Impact.
5. Maddie Rae
Maddie Rae found slime to be funny and had a passion for doing something with it. Maddie felt that to make slime, useful — she would have to turn the slime into glue. At age 12, Maddie was able to established Maddie Rae’s Slime Glue. Her company takes slime and glue mixed together — the results have been a substantial hit among all age groups. She was able to expand her online store, quickly becoming successful.
Maddie Rae’s Slime Glue Company sells slime glue, slime, as well as many progressive accessories having to do with everything slime.
After reading about these amazing teenagers that had the passion and dedication to start their own businesses, you can do something about your own passion and turn it into something amazing.