Teen Entrepreneur’s Search Engine Is Built for a Higher Purpose

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benelab-team-6001-275x171.jpgName: Benelab

Big Idea: Benelab, founded by Seattle teenager Jack Kim, is a search engine that donates 100% of revenues to charity.

Why It’s Working: By transforming an everyday task — web search — into a vehicle for good, Kim and his team of fellow students are proving that Internet technology and a little scrappiness can empower anyone to become an entrepreneur and make a difference.

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