I was invited to DJ on the Emulator at the YouEffect Launch event at Cube Nightclub in Toronto.  SNAP caught me and my dad in a cool photo!

 

Abi Smithson, CEO

Made By Abi Inc.

 

Lessons in Being an Entrepreneur From a 10-year-old CEO

When I was 10-years-old, my focus was getting good grades, playing dress up with my friends, and my new role as a big sister. And while I believe that I have embodied my entrepreneurial spirit since a very young age, it never occurred to me to actually launch a scalable business at that age. But that is exactly what 10-year-old Abi Smithson is doing.

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Abi was featured in the famous business publication, Inc. on JUNE 11, 2015

http://www.inc.com/bill-carmody/rethinking-youth-empowerment-as-generation-z-blows-your-mind.html

Abi was featured in JUNE 17, 2015 Metro Toronto News.  This has a circulation of 1.6 million people per day.

http://issuu.com/metro_canada/docs/20150617_ca_toronto

Last night I was featured on our Canadian national news station, CTV News.  Thank you to Dana Levenson for coming to interview me at the warehouse where my 2000 pairs of shoes has arrived.

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Barbie has tried many careers in her life and to celebrate her 150th Career move, Barbie became an Entrepreneur and focused on Anything is Possible offering a Business Bursary to young applicants across Canada.  In the National search for the next generation of entrepreneurs, Abi Smithson won one of three prizes of $2500 towards her Love Sandal Business and is proud to support the idea of Dreaming Big!!  The funds are being used to advance Abi's company and support the development of her Love Sandals.  Congratulations Abi!

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My family and I were featured in a Yahoo Canada Finance article.  

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I was featured on girlsCAN!  

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