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Watch out adults, "kidpreneurs" are entering the world of business

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Ben Casnocha in front of the Transamerica building in San Francisco. (Courtesy of Ben Casnocha)


Ben Casnocha in his hometown of San Francisco. (Courtesy of Ben Casnocha)


Crayon Holders, invented by Cassidy Goldstein at the age of 11. (Photograph by Lana Gersten)

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If you thought the dot-comers were young, meet Cassidy Goldstein, the 11-year-old inventor of Wal-Mart's "crayon holder." Nowadays Internet-savvy children as young as 8 are learning business skills in the classroom, and a growing number of these "kidpreneurs" are launching their own businesses.