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Young Entrepreneur: Catherine Cook

Fifteen-year-old Catherine Cook and her brother were looking at a yearbook and thought it would be a good idea to build a social media website built around an online version of a person’s yearbook. MyYearbook.com was launched and later merged with an ad-supported site that allows users to post and complete online quizzes. By 2006, the site had raised $4.1 million in venture capital funding and had 3 million members worldwide. The site has attracted large advertisers like Disney and ABC. Cooks reports annual sales of “seven figures.”

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