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This searchable site provides young entrepeneurs with a variety of opportunities including college scholarships, contests such as "Investment Challege," where students are given pretend money to invest hypothetically in the stock market, national leadership conferences, real-life business experience through "Corporate Partnerships" with local business leaders, and more. There are links to local chapters of Future Business Leaders of America from almost every state and an "Idea Exchange" where members can submit ideas/activities online.
Calling itself " the world's largest and fastest-growing non-profit economic education organization," this Junior Achievement site provides information on a variety of mentoring and education programs for students interested in business. "JA Interactive" includes electronic postcards you can send and a "Cork Board" where you can post business-related ideas and queries.
The site includes basic information on starting your own business, some of which is geared to teens. Advice is given on doing market research, securing loans, patents & trademarks, & much, much more. Also included are online tutorials that you can download on a variety of business related topics.
This site targets young business owners (or would-be business owners) and includes newsletters and articles on a variety of business-related topics, question & answer forums, the opportunity to place free classifieds, discussion forums, and much more. Membership in the basic network is free, although you do have to complete an online profile describing your business or proposal.
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