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Young Entrepreneur World by Sabirul Islam

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Ben Weissenstein

– Founder of Grand Slam Garage Sales –

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Ben Weissenstein, 21, was born an entrepreneur. At the ripe old age of four he was featured on the cover of the Houston Chronicle manning a lemonade stand. At seven, he started Ben’s Job Co. (where he did odd jobs for family and friends) and Ben’s Pet Co. (where he looked after people’s pets while they were out of town).

He used his steady little income to buy baseball cards for his growing collection. But, like every budding entrepreneur, Ben was always on the lookout for that BIG IDEA. When he was 14, that idea fell into his lap, and Ben was smart enough to recognise it.

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