The Business of Building Young Entrepreneurs — Entrepreneurs

Introducing Poketti Plushies Series2

Smaller. Cuter. Brighter. Smarter.

Hello from Sydney and Toni, co-founders of Poketti! Since launching our company on Kickstarter in 2013, we have worked really hard to build our business — and we have you to thank for our success! 

We've learned so much on our journey so far, and have received incredible support and advice from professionals in the gift and toy industries. Today, we're so excited to announce Poketti Plushies with Pocket Powers: eight adorable new characters that capture the valuable lessons we’ve learned as young entrepreneurs.

Poketti Plushies with Pocket Powers are designed...

3 Steps to Help Young Entrepreneurs Start a Business

Sydney recently started an Entrepreneurial Club at her high school, an all-girls school in Palo Alto. Ten girls signed up, each eager to use the club as a way to launch her own business. The idea of making something and [making money!] selling it is hugely compelling, but as Sydney told the group, it's really important to build your business around something you love. For one thing, the amount of time and effort it takes to launch and build a successful business is extraordinary so you really have to "want" to spend that time, and also, the key to selling anything is...