Teens are building million-dollar businesses with Amazon

Young business owners with innovative new products are able to reach millions of customers through Amazon. Rachel Zietz, 21 Founder, Gladiator Lacrosse Rachel Zietz founded Gladiator Lacrosse in 2012, when she was a 13-year-old lacrosse player and entrepreneur. Like all lacrosse players, Rachel wanted to improve her game—but she found limited options. Her coaches advised her […]

10 Young Entrepreneurs To Keep An Eye On In 2020

By Lliam Nelson Last updated Aug 26, 2020 2020 has been an emerging year for the world of entrepreneurship, specifically amongst teenagers. From being quarantined and away from their peers, I have seen a growing number of teenagers starting businesses this year. Here are the top 10 young entrepreneurs to keep an eye on in 2020. 8. Rachel […]

19-year-old CEO of $2M firm wins entrepreneur contest

By Ken Schachterkenneth.schachter@newsday.com @kschachUpdated December 24, 2019 12:52 PMPRINTSHARE  A Princeton University sophomore who founded a lacrosse equipment company at age 13 won the Long Island qualifying round of a young entrepreneurs competition Monday at Hofstra University. Rachel Zietz, the 19-year-old chief executive of Gladiator Lacrosse LLC and a former contestant on “Shark Tank,” will get […]

Teen CEO Rachel Zietz buys All Ball Pro

Ashley Portero, Reporter – South Florida Business JournalFeb 4, 2019, 2:58pm EST Florida-based Gladiator Lacrosse LLC has acquired All Ball Pro, a sports ball manufacturer that supplies equipment to collegiate and professional lacrosse programs across the U.S. The acquisition will allow Gladiator Lacrosse, led by 18-year-old entrepreneur Rachel Zietz, to extend the company’s reach into other sports outside […]

Gladiator Lacrosse Official Goal Provider for 2018 Men’s Lacrosse Championship

New York, NY (March 22, 2018)— The Federation of International Lacrosse has announced Gladiator Lacrosse, a premier name in the sport, will be the provider of the Official Goals for the 2018 World Lacrosse Championship that will be played in Netanya, Israel from July 12 through July 21, 2018.  All 25 fields being used for […]

Mom’s Guide on Surviving Lacrosse Tournaments

If you have a new travel lacrosse athlete in your family, there’s no secret that the words “We CAN”T… We have a tournament!” is often said in your home! At this point, lacrosse is starting to be a lifestyle for you, no longer a seasonal game your kids played after the holidays. Here are five […]

‘Shark Tank’ appearance inspires teen CEO Zietz to grow company

http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/blog/morning-edition/2016/06/shark-tank-appearance-inspires-teen-ceo-zietz-to.html By Mel Meléndez  – Editor-in-Chief, South Florida Business JournalJun 13, 2016, 6:01am EDT Teen entrepreneur Rachel Zietz didn’t secure a deal during her recent appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank. But that doesn’t mean she didn’t win over the Sharks or the American public with her solid pitch for Gladiator Lacrosse. “Because I didn’t get a deal, I didn’t think people […]