PROFILE: Ben Paster, Entrepreneur

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Ben Paster wearing a Strike Internet hat.

Ben Paster is a 17 year old self-professed entrepreneur from outside of the Boston area.  When you go to his personal website, a brief scroll tells you:

Do Something Different.

It Doesn’t Have to Be Amazing.

Or Revolutionary.

Just Different.

In a letter to his fans, Ben explains his path towards entrepreneurship as a combination of passion and practice, combined with the gift of being interested in computers early and so getting a headstart.  He’s primarily self-taught about design, video, and social media, and he uses them regularly.  His twitter stream has over 2000 updates!

Ben also blogs regularly at Teens In Tech

Ben has a couple of projects going, including a company called Strike Internet.  As of this writing, none of his projects seem to be live/active, but he promises that they will soon be innovative, disruptive, and just great.

So stay tuned!

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 Adam Gertsacov is the co-founder and co-organizer of Digital Family Summit.  He wears many hats, including those of a professional clown, an author and publisher, an artist/educator, a non-profit administrator, a P.T. Barnum impersonator, a flea circus impresario, and the esteemed hat of the Clown Laureate of Greenbelt, Maryland.  

In his copious freetime, he blogs at http://www.clownlink.com and http://www.dadapalooza.com, as well as a few other places.
You can find out more about his clown work at http://www.acmeclown.com
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