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The Money JAR – Episode #3: Fostering Your Child’s Inner Entrepreneur

Does your child have a uniquely creative spirit or a knack for coming up with innovative moneymaking ideas?  Listen in on the discussion as guest Adam Reid shares his approach to facilitating youth startup businesses, while enlightening listeners on the many reasons why he believes it’s never too early to begin cultivating your child’s inner entrepreneur.

 

Generally unengaged and disenchanted with his High School experience, Adam Reid launched his first business – a music production studio out of his home garage – at the age of fifteen.  He went on to earn his B.A. from Portland State University and his Masters degree from Stanford University, and then helped to facilitate the launch of the Ethos, Inc., a nonprofit multicultural music center that brings music education to underserved youth and communities.  He is the Co-Founder of Leadership and Entrepreneurship (LEP) Public Charter High School in Portland, Oregon, where he currently lives and serves as Impact NW LEP Expansion Director.

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Todd Yuzuriha and Evan Wilson

Evan is a senior research analyst and principal at Pacific Crest, a top technology boutique investment bank. He leads the firm’s coverage of the Internet, social media and games. He was recognized in Institutional Investor‘s All-American Research Team in the leisure (2005, 2007-2010), software (2005, 2007-2011) and Internet (2011) categories. He frequently appears on CNBC and at industry conferences, and is often quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Evan graduated from Linfield College, where he studied finance and computer science and was an Academic All-American.

Todd is passionate about personal finance and began investing at age 12. He retired as Vice President of Engi-neering for Logitech, where he led product development of the company's audio and video game products. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Labtec, Senior Director at Sharp Microelectronics, and Engineering Manager at Tektronix. Todd has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Stanford, a master's degree in engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland. Todd is married and has 3 children. He serves on the boards of Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Washington and the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District and plays trumpet.