List Of Inspiring Child Entrepreneurs

By: Natasha Mahesh, 2016-04-05 01:19:00.0Category:  Personalities
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Neha Gupta

Neha Gupta

Founder of Empower Orphans

Neha Gupta started Empower Orphans when she was just 9 years old. Since then, the nonprofit has raised $30,000 for orphans in India because of Gupta's fundraising activities: selling handmade greeting cards and wine charms. With a goal of raising $20,000 in 2010, Gupta is well on her way to a successful career in philanthropy. In addition to education, Empower Orphans provides food, clothing, health care, and medical supplies to establish an effective learning environment. She is the winner of prestigious awards such as Global winner of International Children's Peace Prize and Global winner of World of Children Award (considered as the Nobel Prize for Child Advocacy).

Shravan Kumaran and Sanjay Kumaran

Founder of Go Dimensions


Shravan, 14, is the president and Sanjay, 12, is the CEO of Go Dimensions, an app development unit that they founded few years ago from their bedroom in their home in Chennai. Over the years, they have developed eleven different apps that are available on the Apple App Store as well as the Google Play Store. The apps have received more than 35,000+ downloads.  The two have given various presentations at IIM-B as well as at a TedX conference.

Anshul Samar

Founder of Elmenteo 

At 14, Anshul Samar started a gaming company in 2008 to market a role-playing card game that teaches chemistry. After clearing $1 million in revenue in his first year, Samar won a $25,000 grant and is now working to raise $100,000 in venture capital for his company, Elementeo.

Ankur Jain

Founder of Starnium

ankur jain

Ankur Jain was born in Bellevue, Washington to parents from India. He is the son of InfoSpace founder Naveen Jain and Anu Jain, vice president of community relations for Intelius. Jain graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in May 2011. Having the entrepreneurship skills in his genes,  Ankur started his venture Starnium at the age of 12. Now, along with a group of his collegemates from Wharton, Ankur has started Kairos, a society for budding entrepreneurs  who are still in college. They stand to empower the young pioneers who will push the world forward through entrepreneurship and innovation.

Suhas Gopinath

Founder of Globals Inc.

Suhas Gopinath, Globals Inc

Suhas Gopinath was born in Bangalore, Karnataka to his father, a defense scientist and mother, a housewife. He taught himself to make websites with the help of books and made his one as,, at the age of 14, and incorporated his company Globals Inc., the same year in 2000.  The reason for trying his luck in the United States rather than his native country was because there are laws in India that prevented him — then as a minor — to start a company legally. Starting with only 4 employees, he now employs around 400 students between India and the U.S.A. Gopinath is listed in India’s record books as “The World’s Youngest Chief Executive”. With 200 clients throughout the world, offices in 11 countries and software products that address market niches such as software for schools akin to an electronic class register that tracks the grades and attendance of students. He was announced as "Young Global Leader" for 2008–2009 by the World Economic Forum, Davos. In that position he would be involved in development programs across the world. He holds a diploma on global leadership and public policy from the John f. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University.

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