Jared Kleinert: Redefining Success As A Millennial Entrepreneur

Chatting With Champions Podcast Interview #58. Tyler Basu and Jared Kleinert “Redefining Success As A Millennial Entrepreneur”

Jared Kleinert | Redefining Success As A Millennial Entrepreneur | Chatting With Champions Jared Kleinert is an 18 year old, passionate, driven, and resourceful entrepreneur who has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, and TEDxYouth Miami among other media outlets. He is currently the co-founder of an eye-opening book, community, and larger organization called “2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials are Redefining Success, Breaking Down Barriers, and Changing the World”, as well as the Chief Test Subject of his new website The Gap Year Experiment.

Jared previously worked for two Silicon Valley tech start-ups and has consulted for bestselling authors, most notably Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone. You can find his writing in The Huffington Post, Addicted2Success.com, Coca-Cola’s online magazine, Journey, and Tech Cocktail, as well as on The Gap Year Experiment blog.

Connect with Jared on LinkedIn (or email him directly at jared(at)2billionunder20.com)

Visit Jared’s websites: www.gapyearexperiment.comwww.2billionunder20.com

Topics discussed in this interview:

  • Jared’s background and how he got started in business
  • Overview of Jared’s experience from working with tech startups
  • Lessons learned from building his first businesses
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Choosing the right mentors
  • Advantages of being a young entrepreneur
  • Jared’s “Gap Year Experiment”
  • The upcoming book “2 Billion Under 20”
  • How to connect with influencers and build key relationships
  • Jared’s definition of success
  • Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

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