Thursday, 22 January 2015

Youngest Ever Entreprenuer

A 13-year old American boy is thought to be the youngest entrepreneur ever to recieve venture capital after he invented a Braille printer using Lego. He saw a gap in the market after asking his parents how blind people read and after some research he found that Braille printers cost £1,300 and weigh up to 9kg. So as part of a Science project he decided to have a go to build a cheaper and lighter version himself using Lego. He managed to create a prototype and expects the final version to only cost £300. He set up a company called Braigo Labs (a mixture of Braille & Lego) after his father invested some money into his business. He has now received further finance from a venture capitalist and tech giants Intel.