Category Archives: Entrepreneurs

Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/08/31/art.eben.jpg caption=”Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre, both 24, created an eco-friendly replacement for Styrofoam.”] We all use Styrofoam and don’t realize it. Beyond packaging, it’s in the tables we use and the airplanes in which we fly. We’ve … Continue reading

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Molly and Carly Houlahan

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/11/23/ypwr_houlahans.jpg caption=”Molly and Carly Houlahan started Hives for Lives to donate money to cancer charities.”] I met Molly and Carly Houlahan at Service Nation in New York recently. Before they even told me their story, I could tell … Continue reading

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Una Kim

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/11/17/art_una.jpg caption=”Una Kim, 30, co-founded Keep Company, a cruelty-free brand of shoes.”] I get asked a lot, “What makes young entrepreneurs different?” I think it’s the underlying consciousness that links every budding business tycoon I’ve featured: the basic … Continue reading

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Arthur Ebeling

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/08/10/art.ebeling.jpg caption=”Arthur Ebeling, 23, is the CEO of Eastern Isles Teas and Tonics.”] Arthur Ebeling wants to save the world one cup of tea at a time. It sounds cliché, but this 23-year-old wants to make a mark … Continue reading

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Sam Massa

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/07/06/art.massa.irpt.jpg caption=”Sam Massa, 18, started a business to convert diesel-powered vehicles to run on vegetable oil.”] Don’t look away. We are going to talk about oil prices. But it’s positive, I promise. This “pain at the pump” story … Continue reading

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Aaron Arnold

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/06/14/art.arnold.ypwr.jpg caption=”Aaron Arnold, 29, is the founder of Music is My Business.”]No matter how old we are, no matter what stage we’re at in life, we all tend to wonder, “If money didn’t matter, what would I do?” Aaron … Continue reading

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Operation Fairy Dust

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/05/26/art.fairydust.ofd.jpg caption=”Operation Fairy Dust helps high school girls prepare for prom night when they otherwise couldn’t afford to do so.”]Prom. They say you never forget the day, good or bad. The date. The hair. The makeup. The dress. But … Continue reading

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