Teen Boss: A magazine for young entrepreneurs


Teen Boss magazine
Teen Boss magazine

“What in the world are you doing?” Kim asked me the other day. We were in line at the grocery store, and I had just placed a magazine in our pile of stuff. “Are you buying a fashion magazine?”

“It’s not a fashion mag,” I said. “Look! It’s awesome! It’s a magazine targeted at teaching teen girls how to become entrepreneurs.”

And that’s how I discovered the wonderful world of Teen Boss.

Last summer in an interview with the blog Fashionista, Teen Boss editor Brittany Galla said that the magazine aims to fill a glaring market gap: “With the influence of Shark Tank and social media, we’re seeing a huge increase of tweens and teens who are looking to create their own business or dream about running their own business one day.”

Up front, let me say that Teen Boss isn’t perfect. In fact, there are lots of folks who think the magazine is awful. Slate called Teen Boss “a horrifying artifact of our time“.

While the critics are right that the content in Teen Boss skews shallow and superficial, I think they’re wrong to dismiss the…

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COO @oneqube | Angel Investor | Proud mom | Advisor @TheTutuProject | Let's Go #NYRangers
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