“ IY’s Teen Entrepreneurship Network has given me the opportunity to meet with kids that have shared my experiences as a youth entrepreneur. The symposiums have allowed me to meet not only with teens from the network, but with other entrepreneurial minded students.” ~ Hart Main, IY Jr. Board Member and Founder of ManCans

Resource Linkup

Independent Youth is pleased to provide additional resources that educate, inform and inspire.

Additional Online Business Resources 

Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration is a resource that provides information for small businesses, small business owners, and prospective business owners.

U.S. Small Business Administration – Teen Business
The Small Business Administration Teen Business link provides helpful information to teens looking to start, run and grow a business.

IRS Small Business Center
The IRS Small Business & Self-Employed Tax Center offers a variety of resources and informative information to small business owners and prospective business owners.


Entrepreneurship Articles: Facts, Figures, & Trends

2013 Trends: Trends to Watch
This article addresses 2013 business trends that are thriving in the current economy. There are a number of entrepreneurial opportunities that were uncovered from the present business trends.

Best Colleges 2011: Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Business Specialty 
Are you interested in furthering your entrepreneurship education when you head to college? This article ranks the top 10 undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the country.

11 Free Tools Every Young Entrepreneur Must Use!
As a young entrepreneur you are most likely operating on a tight budget while seeking the resources of a large company. Look no further; this article published by under30ceo.com highlights 11 free services that will help you in the early phases of business development.

10 Awesome Companies Built by Teens
Many teens have the entrepreneurial spirit and some pursue it, going on to build and lead successful companies at an early age. Read the inspirational stories of 10 young entrepreneurs that used their drive to build an empire.