Mashable: 7 young black innovators changing the world through entrepreneurship
Age is just a number when it comes to innovative leaders.
Thanks to burgeoning imaginations and impressive work ethic, many young black entrepreneurs are already making waves with their business acumen.
Below are just a few young people — all 16 years old or younger — creating products for the world that are creative, sustainable and give back to their communities.
4. Moziah “Mo” Bridges of Mo’s Bows
When he was 9 years old, Mo enlisted the help of his mother and his grandmother, a retired seamstress, to start selling colorful and expressive bowties online and across Memphis, Tennessee.
Now, the 15-year-old is the CEO of Mo’s Bows, a company that rakes in $200,000 each year and was featured on Shark Tank…
If you want to get in on the action, you can find Mo’s bowties in stores like Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus. You can also buy his “Go Mo” bowtie online to support his nonprofit, which provides opportunities to send Memphis children to summer camps.