Category Archives: Stories

Stories: Maya Penn

Maya Penn was only 14 when she launched her eco-friendly handmade clothing and accessories.  But that wasn’t her first experience being an entrepreneur, she had been working on She is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, artist, and eco-designer. Recently she gave a TED talk about her entrepreneurial itch and the path she took to go where she is […]

Stories: Boyan Slat

Boyan Slat is a young Dutch inventor and entrepreneur who creates technologies to solve societal problems.  He is the CEO/founder of The Ocean Cleanup, which develops advanced systems to rid world’s oceans of plastic. Instead of going after the plastic, Boyan devised a system though which, driven by the ocean currents, the plastic would concentrate itself, […]

Stories: Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder-CEO of Facebook began working on “The Facebook” while a university undergraduate at Harvard, however his entrepreneurial and innovator roots stemmed a few years before then when he was working on one of his first projects, “ZuckNet” – an in-house messaging platform. Mark always had the entrepreneurial and tinker/inventor itch.  Looking to […]

Stories: Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the dreamer and serial entrepreneur who is making his dreams a reality.  Well before his Space Adventures with SpaceX and electric/solar endeavors with Tesla – and even well before his PayPal success, he was already an ambitious entrepreneur.  Elon spent his early childhood with his brother Kimbal and sister Tosca in South Africa, and […]