The Center for Entrepreneurship at Belmont University hosted the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour on September 20 in the Curb Event Center. The tour brings together America’s top young entrepreneurs to share their experiences with their peers at colleges nationwide.
Speakers included young entrepreneurs who have made, earned and sold their companies for millions before the age of 25. Students, entrepreneurs, small business owners and the Middle Tennessee business community participated in keynote speaker sessions, exhibits, panels and networking opportunities.
Pictured above: Michael Simmons, co-founder of Extreme Entrepreneurship Education and author of The Student Success Manifesto. Simmons co-founded his first business, Princeton WebSolutions (PWS), when he was sixteen years old. PWS was later rated the No.1 youth-run web development company in the nation by Youngbiz Magazine. In addition, Simmons has been the winner of three entrepreneur-of-the-year awards from the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Fleet and the National Coalition for Empowering Youth Entrepreneurship.