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    The World's Youngest CEO. Started as a Freelancer.

    Meet the world's youngest CEO - Rediff.com Business

    2 year old article: BBC NEWS | South Asia | Indian teen at gates of success

    Snippets from rediff article:
    When 14-year-old Suhas Gopinath started Globals Inc ten years ago from a cyber cafe in Bengaluru, he didn't know that he had become the youngest CEO in the world.
    When I was 14, Network Solutions offered me a part-time job in the US and they said they would sponsor my education in the US. I rejected the offer because that was the time I had read a story about Bill Gates and how he started Microsoft.
    Till I was 16 or 17, I didn't tell my parents that I had started a company. I kept it a secret because I thought they would object to it. They only knew that I was a freelancer.
    Today, Globals is a multi-million dollar company with offices in the United States, India, Canada, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Australia, Singapore and the Middle East and has 100 employees in India and 56 abroad.

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    now that's just brilliant

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    I've met a number of successful Indian entrepreneurs. They have such power in numbers in Indian, and they are able to harness less expensive labor. I recently met one who came to visit Silicon Valley. I was his first customer, and I wrote about them here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dvduval View Post
    I've met a number of successful Indian entrepreneurs. They have such power in numbers in Indian, and they are able to harness less expensive labor. I recently met one who came to visit Silicon Valley. I was his first customer, and I wrote about them here.
    Largest SEO Company in India: A Success Story : PHP Link Directory Script - Latest Version Released September 2010
    He went on to create the largest SEO company in India. Pretty amazing stuff.
    Yeah I came across your blog post few weeks back through.....I guess..... WarriorForum...

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    Very inspirational story. Makes me even more regretful that I didn't drop out from college to start my online entrepreneurship earlier.
    I'm an entrepreneur at Kavoir LLC. My latest venture is about useful data sets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yangyang View Post
    Very inspirational story. Makes me even more regretful that I didn't drop out from college to start my online entrepreneurship earlier.
    One is never "late" for starting up...

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