Colors fade, templates crumble,

empires fall, but wise words endure.

New entrepreneurs find ways to earn respect and find success despite their ages



Many young entrepreneurs rely on their knowledge, expertise and passion to win over older industry peers and potential clients.

Becky McKinnell started iBec Creative, a Portland-based graphic and web design company, when she was 23 years old. Using a $4,200 Libra grant geared toward helping entrepreneurs under the age of 29, McKinnell says she bought her computer, software and marketing materials, and she was in business. ...see original coverage...