May 19, 2014

PrivatePlus President Dan Smith and Warren Buffett consult young entrepreneurs in national challenge.
Dan Smith and Warren BuffettDan Smith advised some youngsters with big ideas in Omaha recently. Over 4,000 kids nationwide, ages 7-14, entered The Secret Millionaires Club “Grow Your Own Business Challenge,” hosted by Warren Buffett and the Fairholme Foundation. The finalists made their presentation on May 19, 2014. And Dan was invited to offer his guidance.

An entrepreneur himself, Dan is the Chairman of the University of Miami’s Launch Pad Entrepreneur Team. The Launch Pad, in conjunction with the Fairholme Foundation, hosted a workshop for the finalists, and Dan was asked to be one of the judges for the competition. “The kids were so enthusiastic and their ideas reflected that,” said Dan. “And Mr. Buffett … what can you say? He’s a gracious and brilliant man who does so much to promote young entrepreneurs and free enterprise today.”

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