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Here Are 6 Black Entrepreneurs Who Are Already Building Business Empires In Their Teens That Should Be On Your Radar

Young minds inspire us to keep our dreams in reach because it’s never too late or too early for them to become a reality. Better yet, we are seeing more teens take root in the entrepreneurship sector and set a standard on how to run a successful business. From a beauty supply store to a cookie business, the youth are racking in the big bucks through their moves. These teens did not have a road map, a degree, or years of experience in their fields but what they did have was ambition, a willingness to make the world a better place, and a support system to take them to the finish line. Here’s a list of six teens who turned into bosses at an early age.

Sep 2, 2022

How Mikaila Ulmer Started Me & The Bees Lemonade At Age Four Then Later Hit The Seven-Figure Mark in Sales

Meet Mikaila Ulmer, the owner of the lucrative lemonade business that everyone seems to be talking about. In 2016, the Texas native created her own brand of lemonade, Me & The Bees Classic Lemonade, based on an idea that came about after her great-grandmother gifted her an old cookbook. Despite the fact that the book was falling apart, what ended up falling together for Mikaila changed the course of her family’s lives forever. According to The New York Post, the young lady found a recipe from the 1940s for making lemonade with flaxseed as one of the main ingredients. Like many youths, she started with a lemonade stand right outside of her house and the rest was history. Per reports from Ulmer’s team, her company received a Local Producer Loan from Whole Foods Market in the amount of $10,000 back in 2015. Since then, she has used the funds to scale and grow her business, which recently hit the 7-figure sales mark.

Jun 21, 2022