Young Tikes These 5 Under-18 CEOs are changing the face of entrepreneurship

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The future can only be bright for these young entrepreneurs.

play Moziah Bridges(L) and Mikaila Ulmer.

Many strides are being made in the world of business with young entrepreneurs venturing into the industry as young as 10 years old — and they have their eyes set on leaving a mark in the industry.

These young entrepreneurs are inventing new products, building brands and making millions. A good number of them haven’t even graduated from high school. The future can only be bright for these lads.

That said, here are some of the innovative and ambitious Under-18 CEOs calling shots in the world of entrepreneurship:

Moziah Bridges,founder of Mo’s Bows


Age: 16

Mo’s Bows offers colorful, handmade ties and men’s accessories that are sold in various retail stores worldwide, including partnerships with Bloomingdale’s and Neiman. This year he signed a business partnership with national basketball association.

Mikaila Ulmer, founder of Me and the Bees Lemonade


Age: 12

Me and the Bees sells lemonade that uses flax seed and local honey as a 12-year-old Mikaila Ulmer of Austin, Texas is an entrepreneur on a mission to help save honeybees. Now this Mighty Girl is ready to take her social mission-driven lemonade business to the “next level” after receiving a $60,000 investment on the show “Shark Tank”!

Shubham Banerjee, founder of Braigo Labs



Braigo Labs offers low-cost Braille printers to help the visually impaired. The latest model uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to automatically print text from a website and translate it into Braille.

Haile Thomas, founder of Healthy Active Positive Purposeful Youth (HAPPY)



Haile Thomas' HAPPY aims to improve the health and wellness of children by implementing programs that teach kids how to cook nutritious meals and promote physical activity.

Cory Nieves, founder and CEO of Mr. Cory’s Cookies

Age: 13

Mr. Cory’s Cookies are all-natural, homemade cookies with no preservatives. They are sold through his website, and he has enjoyed dealing with a number of corporate clients.