Tuesday, 24 March 2015

10-year-old Entrepreneur wins $60,000 Investment on Shark Tank for lemonade business

We love this story of 10 year old Mikaila Ulmer who appeared on Shark Tank (Think Dragon's Den for US audiences)
Image fromBeeSweet Lemonade/Facebook
The young Austinite is proving that she can swim with the sharks. For the past six years, 10-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has been selling lemonade with BeeSweet Lemonade, a successful Austin-based business that just received a new source of financial backing. 
Ulmer was recently a contestant on Shark Tank, an ABC reality show where start-up companies seek attention (and money) from big-wig investors. On the March 21 episode, the Austinite pitched her BeeSweet Lemonade idea to the panel — and Daymond John took the bait. The established businessman promised the young entrepreneur $60,000 and an East Coast distribution deal in exchange for a 25 percent stake in the beverage company. Read full article here: http://austin.culturemap.com/news/innovation/03-23-15-mikaila-ulmer-ten-year-old-beesweet-lemonade-shark-tank-honey-bees/
Isossy Children wishes her the best of luck! She is proving that our I AM POSSIBLE ethos is REAL!

Watch her in action in this behind the scenes video about her business:

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