High schoolers Sophia Gross and Andrew Rosenstein wanted to give other students a chance to attend their school, AIM Academy, which focuses on students with learning disabilities.
So they started a business, selling sweatshirts and sweaters to raise awareness about learning disabilities, and pledged to donate half of their profits back to their school for a scholarship.
Seven months later, the young social entrepreneurs have grossed more than $4,000, according to Startup Corps executive director Rich Sedmak. They recently gave the Conshohocken-based AIM Academy their first donation of $1,000.
Gross, 16, and Rosenstein, 15, built their business, Opportunity Rise, as part of Startups Corps, the four-year-old nonprofit that helps teens launch companies.-30-