Teen Internet Moguls

Web-savvy kids are turning their fun and games into million-dollar businesses

When Michael Furdyk and his partners sold their Web site for more than $1 million last spring, Furdyk got a pile of money, gushing publicity--and work-study credits toward his high school degree. Furdyk, now 17, still doesn't have his diploma. But he got enough venture capital for his new startup to lease a spacious office suite and employ 20 staffers--including his father, who just quit his job as an executive at NCR Corp.

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