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U.S. History Topics » Business & Work » Entrepreneurship

Upstart Startups: Photo Gallery

provides snapshots of nine individuals who launched successful startup companies during their teens or 20s. Some are well known. Others are becoming better known every day. (Department of State)

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Interesting Fact:

Bill Gates fiddled with computers in his basement as a teen. At 14, he created Traf-O-Data, a traffic counting service. After two years at Harvard, he left to start a company.
Debbi Fields was a 20-year-old mother, with no business experience, when she opened a cookie store in California.

Mrs. Fields


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