Age is an axis of diversity every bit as significant as gender or ethnicity. While most of the focus in the age category tends to be on the 50+ end of that spectrum, there are plenty of lessons to be learned by studying those who entered the world of business in their lemonade-stand days.
YouTube may have started as a novel idea, but it’s become an Internet backbone. Second in traffic only to its parent, Google, YouTube remains the go-to search engine to find all things video. And that includes businesses.
The tale of catching the entrepreneurial bug as a child by starting a lemonade stand is almost a cliché. But that’s what Aleric Heck, founder and CEO of AdOutreach, did. But Heck envisioned it as a way to generate seed capital for his real goal: a technology startup.