14-Year-Old CEO Turns Down $30M Offer for Vending Machine Biz

“When 14-year-old Taylor Rosenthal is not playing baseball as a first baseman and pitcher for Opelika High School, he is creating his own business. The freshman entrepreneur from Alabama is CEO of RecMed First Aid, a vending machine that dispenses first aid products instead of snacks.

While in eighth grade, Rosenthal was assigned to brainstorm a business idea for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a program designed as a class for students interested in learning how to start their own small businesses.

“I played baseball for 10 years now and every time a kid got hurt at a travel ball tournament or something, nobody could find a Band-Aid and I kind of wanted to come up with something to help that,” Rosenthal said during an interview on FOX Business Network’s Varney & Co.” Read more and watch video .. 

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