Pint-Sized Entrepreneurs: 10 Business Leaders Under 18

Halle Berry's daughter Nahla is turning lemons to lemonade by starting her own lemonade stand to raise money for children in need. She's one of many little  entrepreneurs who are paying it forward as they go. Let's give these tiny CEOs a big hand!

Jolie A. Doggett May, 05, 2015

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Halle Berry's 7-year-old daughter Nahla is following in her mother's philanthropical footsteps. She's donating her toys to children in need and even started a bi-monthly lemonade stand whose proceeds go to impoverished children. 

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Another 2016 Black Girls Rock! honoree, Maya is an entrepreneur, designer and philanthropist who has seen continued success with her company. To date, "Maya's Ideas" includes an eco-friendly fashion line and a recently established non-profit.

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Moziah took a love for fashion and flair and turned it into the bow tie business, Mo's Bows. The 12-year-old's company is reportedly worth over $150,000.

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11-year-old Donavan Smith was once homeless. Now, he sells dessert-shaped soaps and bath products with his company Toil and Trouble. He donates 20 percent of his sales to the Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico. 

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12-year-old Jaden Wheeler and 11-year-old Amaya Selmon are the youngest owners of a food truck in Memphis. The brother-and-sister team own Kool Kidz Sno Konez, the truck delivery icy goodness throughout the city.

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Jason was 12 years old when he started Bledsoe Technologies, now the No. 1 technology contracting firm in the Midwest. Now 16 years old, Jason is the CEO of a company worth nearly $3.5 million with over 150 contracted workers.

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Cory is building his business one bite at a time. The 10-year-old 5th grader is the founder and CEO of Mr. Cory's Cookies, the all-natural cookie company that the world can't get enough of.

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This 11-year-old from Detroit has the perfect sales pitch and she knows how to use it. She's the co-founder and CEO of Super Business Girl, a company that sells homemade candles to buy clothes and food needy children.

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Mikaila Ulmer entered a room full of "sharks" and walked out with $60,000 for her lemonade business. 10-year-old Mikaila started BeeSweet Lemonade that uses honey from local bees instead of sugar. If that isn't sweet enough, a portion of the profits are donated to preservation of honeybees.