This story is from the states.
The breath-taking story of high school student,Jaylen Bledsoe, who at age 15 built a $3.5million IT company in just three years!
A 15-year-old high school student has turned his tech startup into a multi-million-dollar enterprise in just a couple of years – without even taking any time off class.
Jaylen Bledsoe of Hazelwood, Missouri, founded Bledsoe Technologies, an information technology consulting company, when he was just 12 years old. Bledsoe’s interest in IT was sparked by video editing course he took in third grade.
While on vacation in Florida, he purchased $200 worth of textbooks on hypertext mark-up language (HTML) and hypertext preprocessor (PHP) code to help him expand his knowledge.
Since then, Bledsoe Technologies has grown into a global enterprise worth around $3.5 million,
The company now has about 150 contract employees around the world.
It helps companies with website design, graphics and other technology consulting services
Bledsoe said: he’ll be working with hotels for his next project, creating a mobile app that lets customers check in online and use their phones to unlock their rooms
At age 15 and considered a millionaire, Bledsoe says the guiding principle to his success is his willingness to take risks.
‘There’s nothing you can do as a minor that will shoot you down for too long,’ he told KTVI-TV. ‘Because you’re young, you can always jump back up and keep going.’
While running his business, Jaylen now 16 , gives many talks to high schools, colleges,and even work places.
His talk shows that with dedication, and a willingness to take risks, no matter the age, you can achieve anything you put your mind on.