A twelve-year-old boy becomes an entrepreneur thanks to 3D printing

Rowan pritchard

The truth is that more and more children are starting a business before they are 18 years old. This is also the case for Rowan Pritchard, a 12-year-old boy who has started his entrepreneurial adventure, but not an adventure selling lemonade or collecting used cartons; neither does it consist of accompanying his father to work, nor is he the son of a large landlord. Rowan Pritchard has become an entrepreneur thanks to a 3D printing business with only 12 years.

If it is difficult to think that this happens in Spain, it has happened in the United States and it seems that the fault of all this is due to their parents and uncles. One of Rowan's uncles took him last year to a Makers Fair, something that "hooked" the boy to the maker world and when he got home, he not only began to investigate but also asked his parents to buy a 3D printer.

Rowan Pritchard has become an entrepreneur thanks to 3D printing

The parents, seeing Rowan's enormous interest in the world of 3D printing, accepted but on one condition: first to raise money for the 3D printer. Rowan accepted and opened a crowdfunding campaign to finance expenses. The campaign is not over yet but He has raised more than 2.500 dollars out of an amount of 3.000 euros, which means that Rowan is getting closer to achieving his goal. Once I get the money, Rowan will ride an online store to sell printed pieces or create useful gadgets for people. The money you get from this business will go first to satisfy your investors and then you will donate 10% of the proceeds to charities and your school. This is how the parents have commanded him to do.

It is rare these days to see people who are so determined to do a business and also turn out well. Although Rowan still does not have the total money, it is true that have what it takes to start your business and it is already taking small steps to do so, too bad things like this don't happen in Spain… It would be very good.


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