Launching the Builders Lab

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A car pool variation of a bus stop to ease commuting’s effect on the environment, trackable stickers for your keys or whatever else always seems to go missing and an app for teens where they can post what’s on their mind anonymously – these are all great business ideas, born in the Builders Lab exhibit at last week’s TEDxYouth @MileHigh …

TR, Nic and TED

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What was your first business, and what age were you when you started? Hundreds of people answered that question and others at Saturday’s TEDxMileHigh event at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  Young Americans was one of more than 30 exhibitors connecting with the nearly 2,000 audience members.  We brought along two stellar young entrepreneurs to show the crowd what businesses …

Showing Off

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On Friday, two of our young entrepreneurs exhibited at TEDxYouth@MileHigh.  This event, part of the TEDxMileHigh series, offered engaging exhibits and inspiring talks for 2,000 high school students. In case you’re not familiar with TED, know that it’s a great thing to check out.  TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a …

Creating Entrepreneurs Out of Our Kids

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Empowering today’s youth Do you want your kids to be employees or employers? Cameron Herold thinks you should take advantage of the opportunity to teach your kids how to become employers. I recently watched a TED talk from Cameron Herold titled “Lets Raise Kids to be Entrepreneurs.” Herold is a father of two and was COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, before he …