May | 2015 | Kidbacker

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Emily Raleigh

By Marie Griffin, Director Content Strategy, KidBacker Emily Raleigh, who is a senior at Fordham University, has already been running her own business for more than three years. Emily is the founder and CEO of Spire & Co. (formerly Smart Girls Group), which is comprised of peer-to-peer communities, in-person conferences, a media website and newsletters. Spire … Continued

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Hannah Alper

By Heather Holst-Knudsen, CEO & Founder, KidBacker If you don’t know Hannah Alper, you need to. Hannah is devoted to changing the world and a force to be reckoned with. Well spoken, insightful, and thoughtful, she is an inspiration to both young people and old. At age nine, she started blogging to express her concern for … Continued

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Gabrielle Jordan

By Heather Holst-Knudsen, CEO & Founder, KidBacker For teenager Gabrielle Jordan, being an entrepreneur is largely about confidence. Starting with Jewelz of Jordan, she has blossomed into more than just an entrepreneur. Gabrielle is now an author, a public speaker, and a mentor for other kids who want to go into business for themselves. Most recently, Gabrielle Jordan … Continued

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Cory Nieves

By Heather Holst-Knudsen, CEO and Founder, KidBacker At only ten years old, Cory Nieves is well on the way to creating his own dynasty. He started his endeavor by selling hot cocoa to buy a car for his mother so that he wouldn’t have to ride the bus to school anymore. When he added cookies and … Continued