It’s a tried and true trope of startups: the 21-year-old college dropout founder with a brilliant idea. These days, however, 21 just ain’t that young.
A startup accelerator called the Tardigrade Group wants to push future founders to get started earlier. The startup incubator for teens, by teens, recruits and supports entrepreneurial high-schoolers that want to get serious about their ideas.
“We wanted to create a company that would reinvest its time and money in the future generation,” said Bear Matthews, a 16-year-old based in Aspen, Colorado who co-founded the accelerator with his friend Sebastian Rodriguez. Read more…
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