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If you’re looking for like-minded individuals or communities that support teen entrepreneurs, here’s a good start:
Teens in Tech
Teens in Tech Labs provide tools and resources to young entrepreneurs world-wide to help encourage entrepreneurship at a young age.
We Are Family Foundation
The We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the vision of a global family by creating and supporting programs that inspire, educate and mentor the next generation about respect, understanding and cultural diversity – while striving to solve some of our biggest global problems at the same time.
YoungEntrepreneur.com was launched in 1999 and has grown to become one of the largest online forum communities for entrepreneurs worldwide.
Young Entrepreneur Council
The YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment and underemployment and provides its members with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of a business's development and growth.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) inspires young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize opportunities and to plan for successful futures.
Future Business Leaders of America
The largest and oldest business student organization in the world, preparing a quarter of a million students for careers in business and business-related interests.
U.S. Small Business Association – Young Entrepreneurs Series
Dedicated to educating young people about entrepreneurship; connecting young entrepreneurs to each other and other successful business owners; and supporting young entrepreneurs by providing better access to tools, resources and information on how to start, grow and manage a business.
Check out these stories of inspiring young entrepreneurs who aren’t letting their age get in the way of starting their own successful businesses.
Bloomberg Businessweek: America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs 2011
CNNMoney: 25 and Under: Next-gen Female Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur: “Teenager Finds a Niche in Man-Scented Candles”
Orange County Register: “Teen Business Phenom Back for More”
Forbes: The First Million: Cameron Johnson
Bloomberg Businessweek: Innovator: Cyber Guardian Adam Hildreth