The Job Market’s Message? Be a Biz Kid.

Each summer, teens exchange their bookbags for aprons, uniforms, and name tags, taking on seasonal jobs for extra cash. These grocery clerks, ice cream scoopers, and lifeguards fill the needs created by seasonal businesses while satisfying a need of their … read more

The Ever-Evolving Lemonade Stand

Lemonade and summertime: the inseparable duo has been quenching our thirst for millennia. Historians tell us that the sweet-and-sour beverage was invented by the Egyptians in 500 AD, though it wasn’t called lemonade at first. Its name was qatarmizat, a simple … read more

The Timely Importance of Imagination

As summer officially begins, it seems that any joys the season typically brings have been canceled or closed. Pools? Closed. Camp? Canceled. Plans? Scrapped.   But what if we told you there was a place that was open for business 24 … read more

An Unbeatable Equation: Girl Power + Entrepreneurship

The headline immediately grabbed our interest: “8 Under 18: The Young Trailblazers Stepping Up During the Pandemic.” The article, published by Forbes, is an excellent piece of writing and a worthy celebration of talented biz kids. The profiles include grocery … read more

Hidden Opportunities in Our New Virtual World

A year ago, “school” referred to a brick building with a circle drive and flags. A “doctor’s appointment” required getting in a car. A “wedding” likely meant plane tickets. And “graduation” included a multigeneration road trip. Today, all of those … read more

Meet the Biz Kids Saving the Planet

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day – an annual celebration of the planet we call home, and a reminder to do our part to protect her. At Biz Kid$, we’ve spent years chronicling the entrepreneurial ventures of young people … read more

The Mighty Power of Mistakes

It was to be Tesla’s biggest event of the year: the announcement of the next iteration of the Tesla brand. This time, a truck. A unique truck. Among its futuristic features? Dent-proof doors and unbreakable glass. To show off the … read more

Empowering Your Teen Entrepreneur

Behind every story of a self-made millionaire is a long line of supportive family members, friends, and mentors who spoke up when it mattered, invested when times were tough, and bit their tongues when criticism wasn’t constructive. If you find … read more

The Biz Kid Advantage to Influence Marketing

The term influencer has become a buzzy term. Kids long to be one, parents roll their eyes at the concept, and even book publishers are scrambling to find a place for the new category of celebrity. Even Saturday Night Live parodied the … read more

Lemonade? Nope. Yeezys for sale!

Yeezys! Get your ice cold Yeezys here! Say what?! Such was the message (and reaction) in small towns across middle America a few weeks ago, when Kanye West’s wildy popular shoes were released for sale not online, not in high … read more

Young entrepreneur? Tell us your story!

Over the last decade, we’ve met a lot of impressive young entrepreneurs. Sisters who turn bottle caps into magnets and jewelry, brothers who repurpose discarded sails from boats into sails for skateboarding, and tweens who take notice of a need … read more

7 Biz Girls You Need to Know

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’ve curated seven of the most impressive women we’ve been privileged to profile over the years. Some are fashion designers, others are economists, and all are Biz Kids through and through.   DJ Ta-Tanisha: … read more