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5 of Today’s Most Inspiring Young IT Products Entrepreneurs & Their Creations

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Start-up is always tricky and for the young entrepreneur, it’s even harder. But that doesn’t seem to be stopping them at all. When you look at these young and successful entrepreneurs, you’ll know that Innovation, Creativity, Vision and Persistence are the attributes they have in common. Over the past few years, the IT world has seen some of the best start-up entrepreneurs ever. They have not merely amazed the people around the globe, but changed their life significantly with their mind-blowing inventions.

As a founder, you have to handle every aspect of the business. Not just a Developer, but leader, Marketer, Sales Person, Recruiter and the list goes on. In short you have to be the jack of all trades.

Let’s have a look at some of the most ingenious young entrepreneurs and their products.


Chalk is a suite of productivity applications for K-12 teachers that streamline their daily workflow founded by William Zhou. It helps you with lession planning, assessment, attendance and more. It is used in over 20,000 schools and has over 10,000 teachers. It won’t be exaggerating to say that Chalk is the Microsoft Office for teachers.

Follow Chalk on Twitter.


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William Shou is a Canadian internet entrepreneur. In 2012, Zhou co-founded Chalk.com and he was named in Forbes’ 30 under 30. He has appeared as a frequent commentator on major networks, and as a speaker at Bloomberg Next Big Thing Conference. Undoubtedly a great achievement at such a young age!

Find William on LinkedIn.


Clef is a two factor authentication log in process without password. It introduces a better way to log in. You don’t have to remember the password, just hold your phone to any computer and get logged in!!
When you use this app, it sends message to the website of who you are and you’re trying to log in.

Follow Clef on Twitter.

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The founder of this awesome product Brennen Byrne claims Clef to be secure and convenient to sign in to the sites without Password with two-factor authentication. More than 90,000 websites are using Clef and that tells a lot about it.

Find Brennen on LinkedIn.


CodieToy is a fun robotic toy that teaches kids the logic of computers and coding.

Adam Lipecz co-founded Codietoy in 2013 with Andras Hollo. Both are passionate about product development.

Follow CodieToy on Twitter.

Image Source: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/codie-cute-personal-robot-that-makes-coding-fun#/story

Adam has worked previously on various projects that include a foldable bicycle, a drone and a first ad app for smartphones.
Andras started his business when he was just 15. Apart from GetCodie, He has developed the biggest eCommerce Platform for the DJs in Hungary! Impressive, isn’t it?

Find Adam and Andras on LinkedIn.

Embr Labs

At Embr Labs, Wristify was invented. It is an amazing product. It is the first thermal designer bracelet that heats or cools you. Wristify uses natural waves of coolness or heat to activate your skin’s thermo receptors. Wristify won the award for this wrist band by MIT MADMEC prototyping Competition. Indeed an out of the box invention!!

Follow Embr Labs on Twitter.

Embr Labs
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Sam Shames, the Co-Founder of Wrisitify believes in balancing people and technology to improve the quality and accessibility of education. He is not just an energy entrepreneur but a national wrestling Champion and also passionate about entrepreneurship and education. He’s only 22. Truly Genius.

Find Sam on LinkedIn.


Enplug is an easy-to-use software to manage and distribute content on displays. Compatible with any size display, Enplug's award-winning software is used by startups and Fortune 500 companies around the world including malls, stadiums, corporate offices, restaurants, hotels, and gyms.

It makes it easier to engage and communicate with viewers. All you need is to connect Enplug to the HD display and configure content on the dashboard.

Follow Enplug on Twitter.

Image Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/deniserestauri/2015/03/30/a-self-made-woman-gets-lucky-in-the-middle-seat/

At the age of just 23, Nanxi Liu is the Co-Founder and CEO of Enplug. And Enplug has been featured in Forbes and WSJ. It is also listed in Entrepreneur’s Top 30 start ups to watch.

The interesting thing about the Enplug is that 12 out of its 37 employees live and work together including the CEO herself! She truly lives and breathes Enplug and that is one of the primary reasons behind her massive success.

Nancy is also the founder of Nanoly Bioscience!! Such an extraordinary achievement for a 23 year old entrepreneur.

Find Nancy on LinkedIn.

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