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13 yr old built $3.5 mil IT company!

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  1. christianbed

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    Great story. He started the company when he was 13. He is 15 now and has 150 contracted employees. You can check out his site which can be found in this news story...looks like he consults for ecommerce, local seo, social media, website design, etc. So, basically proving that age doesn't have to be a barrier to success.
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  2. cricket1

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    Now, that's inspiring!
    15 years and richer than parents!

    From the video I can tell that he is not the average kid, though.
     
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    wow this is truly astonishing, hats off to him and that too at a young age he deserves a pat.
     
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    Chapeau well done, thanks for the share OP!
     
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    Damn kids these days...

    Wait what? Holy shit!
     
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    That's really inspiring, I guess he is member of this forum as well :)
     
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    Inspiring story. I hope he has a normal life after so much success so early.
     
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    It's also interesting that he serves as a head for various organizations at this age, building a business at this age you have to wonder how mature he must be...
     
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    Pretty inspiring!
     
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    Will love to see him posting with his BHW account :)
     
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    This article made me want to learn how to code even more. :)
     
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  12. noseo

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    Media manipulation. There is no $3.5 million here, just a kid who wants to get into Harvard to become a copyright lawyer bad enough.
     
  13. theman700

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    lol lol
     
  14. abhi007

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    what's so funny?
     
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    He Might be able to do same at Age of 30. Because Success can not be always in your Hands. But still a Huge Motivation for All of Us to work even more Hard.
     
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    Did anyone else look at the guys website and call shenanigans?
     
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  17. noseo

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    Exactly.
     
  18. SEORasta

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    nice post...will let my kid check it out!
     
  19. TheMasterOfMoney

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    I dont want to be mean but I remember his old site where he linked to a website of his dad which was pretty much the same except than an older wordpress theme...
     
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    I dunno, he wants to be a copyright lawyer and he's a vegetarian? Is that even allowed?
     
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