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Beans on Broad: in a Pinch

Beans on Broad is a coffee shop in downtown Grove City.  This coffee shop represents more than just a peaceful atmosphere to enjoy a cup O’joe, but an insightful hub of innovation. When the rubber meets the road and time is of the essence nothing encourages insightful thought and Entrepreneurial insight like a good cup of coffee, a comfy chair and a quite an amused audience.  So next time you’re Cramming a final, blog post, or Entrepreneurial Genious think of Beans on Broad.

Success in Entrepreneurs

One of the things that have made young Entrepreneurs successful has been the willingness to try the unknown.  Trying these new things allows for failure, and from this failure comes valuable learning experiences.  From these experience and failures success can be found and without these, the chances of success is miniscule.  Try new things! Don’t be afraid to fail, and who knows maybe you will find real success.

Indie Games

Since the explosion of gaming in the mid-2000’s Indie games have rapidly become more available to the public.   In addition to new games, pardoy games on popular franchises have shot up in popularity.   Examples of these forms of Entrepreneurship can even be seen here at Grove City College via our own programming department.  Several of our classmates have put countless hours into these Entrepreneurial outlets.  This just goes to show you the effect of the liquid network we know as the internet on our culture and student body.


Facebook is one of the largest social media platforms with over 1.59 Billion users.  Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder and Ceo of Facebook.  At age 20 Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dormitory, starting one of the most successful social media networks of our time.  As a boy, Zuckerberg was a successful programmer and this eventually led to his passion in Computer Science.  At age 28, he became the youngest Ceo of a fortune 500 company.  Recently, Mark Zuckerberg made a pledge to give at least 50% of his wealth away to charity over his lifespan. For those of you who do not know, Facebook is a social media platform which allows people to reach out and stay connected to their friends and family.   Mark Zuckerberg is, without a doubt, a very successful Young Entrepreneur.

Youtube: Enabling Young Entrepreneurs

Most people at this point know what Youtube is.  For those who missed it, Youtube is a video sharing site with a monetary aspect for its content creators.  This monetary gain is built through the use of add’s, a certain portion of which goes to the creators of the content.  This platform has allowed many young Entrepreneurs to sprout up and build successful “careers.”   One successful Entrepreneur would be Evan from EvanTubeHD.  At 11 years old, Evan is doing quite well for himself with a projected income of  $102.7K – $1.6M ( yearly.  Evan reviews toys and has been doing so for the last 6 years.  Evan is among many entrepreneurs who successfully building a name for themselves in an increasingly challenging environment.

Clef: Passwords of the Future

Clef is an entrepreneurial business which is putting a new twist on cybersecurity and authentication.  24-year-old Brennen Byrne is the Co-Founder and Ceo of Clef. What his business does is provide a service which ensures a safer password system by creating a randomly generated wave/image which has to be scanned and approved of by an independent system in addition to standard login procedures.  In function, Clef adds a step into the login process by requiring the user to use an app too scan and approve a randomly generated wave.  This process is called Two-Factor Authentication.  By forcing the user to personally be in front of the device, this process ensures that the person logging in is legitimate.  This new twist on cybersecurity could better the many companies systems and revolutionize the way authentication is done.




Clef Offers Two-Factor Authentication Without All The Codes