"The Hitachi Foundation was established as an independent nonprofit philanthropic organization by Hitachi, Ltd. in 1985. Governed by a Board of Directors composed of highly accomplished Americans, the Foundation seeks to discover and expand business practices that create tangible and enduring economic opportunities for low-wealth Americans, their families, and the communities in which they reside."-The Hitachi Foundation
Not only did they create businesses that will help them create a legacy, but many of them created businesses that are support the economy, local residents, and are sustainable. For instance, "ALEX VELEZ (23) AND NIKHIL ARORA (23) founded BTTR Ventures, a 100% sustainable, for-profit urban gourmet mushroom farm employing inner-city residents." Read more on the Kansas City Star online
Check out these two and all the other awesome young entrepreneurs and see why they deserved to win the $50,000 prize, technical support, and rubbing elbows with investors. Nine Young Entrepreneurs, Each Building a Viable Business that Helps Alleviate Poverty, Named The Hitachi Foundation's Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs - KansasCity.com
Remember, it doesn't matter at what age you decide to purpose your dream. As long as you don't let it become a distant memory.
The Unemployed Entrepreneur