Jun. 8, 2012 8:30 am

Startup Corps’ teen entrepreneurs offer 11 important business lessons [LINKS]

Young Entrepreneurs – 11 Important Business Lessons from Teenage Entrepreneurs[Brad Aronson’s Blog] “The young entrepreneurs were participants in Startup Corps, a Philadelphia nonprofit that helps high school students become entrepreneurs. The students often join the club even if they don’t have a business idea. They come out with confidence, companies, and in many cases, revenue. […]

  • Young Entrepreneurs – 11 Important Business Lessons from Teenage Entrepreneurs[Brad Aronson’s Blog] “The young entrepreneurs were participants in Startup Corps, a Philadelphia nonprofit that helps high school students become entrepreneurs. The students often join the club even if they don’t have a business idea. They come out with confidence, companies, and in many cases, revenue. It’s exciting that 34% of this year’s kids chose to start nonprofits as their businesses. I spoke with many of the young entrepreneurs before and during the event, and one thing is for sure—they’re hustlers. They’re constantly selling their products and services, and they can teach us a lot.”
  • A Teva plant for Northeast Philadelphia now seems uncertain [Inquirer] “Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd.’s plans to build a facility in Northeast Philadelphia now appear uncertain, as the drugmaker goes through tumultuous change at the top of its global organization. In September, the world’s leading producer of generic medicine organized a groundbreaking ceremony to herald planned construction of a $300 million, 1.1 million-square-foot distribution/warehouse/computer data complex on the site of the former Budd Co. plant along Red Lion Road in the city’s Bustleton section. The facility was to bring together 200 jobs from other Pennsylvania locations and create 200 more jobs within three years.”

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Yael Borofsky was the lead reporter for Technically Philly from from December 2011 to June 2012 before leaving to pursue an urban studies graduate degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously she was an editor with the Breakthrough Journal in San Francisco. She loves hockey and coffee.

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