2018’s Hottest Gifts for Young Entrepreneurs

The holidays are upon us! As gift-giving season goes into full swing, we’ve gathered some of our favorite gifts for the aspiring Biz Kids in your life. Steve Jobs Lego Figure The world’s most famous entrepreneur now comes in Lego … read more

Moonlighting…As a Biz Kid

For grownups, “moonlighting” refers to a side business that occupies their time away from their primary day job. In other words, under the moonlight. For Biz Kids, moonlighting tends to be the only option. (School is really, really important, after … read more

Biz Kid$ Goes Back to School

Depending on what part of the country you call home, this week finds you either in the first few days of school, or the waning days of summer break. For teachers, the new year brings new opportunities for fresh content, … read more

4 Tips for a Million Dollar Summer

For Biz Kids around the country, the final school bell is about to ring. With it, the ultimate reward for scholastic success: summer. You earned it, and you should enjoy it. But what if it could reward you, too? Spending … read more

Season 6 will air soon. Making it was quite the party.

It was a Biz Kid$ bash for the ages. Actually, make that six Biz Kid$ bashes. Six more episodes of our Emmy-winning television series are coming to TV this summer, which means we’ve been working (and playing) hard, taping young entrepreneur profiles all … read more

3 Smart Sources for Money-Making Ideas

One of the most frequent questions we hear is this: How can I make money?  For many wannabe Biz Kids, the problem isn’t drive or desire. It’s ideas. Where should you start? What kind of business can I start? Today, we’re … read more

Biz Kid Guide: How to be a Pro

So you want to be a pro, but you’re not sure if you’ve got what it takes? Don’t fret, Biz Kid. We’ve done the legwork for you, and collected the best advice to make a first impression and create repeat … read more

How Parents Can Encourage Entrepreneurship

At the basketball games, the bleachers are filled with super-fan parents, cheering on their players with the tenacity only a parent can deliver. Debate competitions, more subdued but equally passionate. And choir recitals and musical performances empty local florists of … read more

The Hidden Lessons in #firstsevenjobs

This month, a conversation about first jobs started on social media, inspired by the hashtag #firstsevenjobs. Celebrities joined in, listing out their (oh so normal!) first occupations, like these: #firstsevenjobs construction, bus boy, cafeteria server, library data entry, futon frame maker, … read more

Biz Kid Q&A with Balloonologist Travis DeRose

The following is a guest post Q&A with Biz Kid and balloonologist Travis DeRose. Tell us about your business. What do you do, and what inspired you? I’m an expert balloonologist, a balloon twister. I twist at various restaurants including some … read more

Times, they are a Changin’

Well, it’s happened. That little knock on the door, followed by an irresistible offer of delicious cookies from an ambitious girl scout, has gone digital. For many Biz Kids, selling girl scout cookies is a first step in a lifetime of entrepreneurialism. … read more

Baby Steps & Setbacks

What do you think Warren Buffett was doing at your age? Applying to Ivy League universities and being welcomed with open arms? How about Steve Jobs? Probably designing an incredible gadget all of his friends would want, right? Or Vera Wang–surely … read more