Sacramento, Calif. – Nine-year-old Entrepreneur Nicolas Come, founder of the “Nicolas’ Garden” Mobile Application and digital platform, was presented with a special, “Honorary Winner,” Accolade at Sacramento’s recent, 2013 “Forty Under 40” Awards. Presented by in independent group of judges and the Sacramento Business Journal, Nicolas was (by far) the youngest winner of the coveted, “Forty Under 40,” Honor – a full 21 years younger than the next youngest honoree!
Nominated and recognized by the judges (and later quoted within the Sacramento Business Journal special, “Forty Under 40” publication), Nicolas was recognized with the other winners for, “…exceptional leadership skills, entrepreneurial savvy and intense community involvement.”
To see a portion of Nicolas’ acceptance speech for this highly respected honor, please check:
http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2013/12/11/announcing-40-under-40-winners-for-2013.html. To learn more about the “Forty Under 40” Awards, please refer to: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/print-edition/2013/12/13/40-under-40-winners-promise-to-light.html.
Nicolas is quite proud of the “Forty Under 40 Award,” and his recent recognition as the “Student Entrepreneur of the Year,” by North State Innovate. However, he is not resting on his laurels; he continues to build and promote his “Nicolas’ Garden” company, to inspire all children to make healthier choices. Having already launched the “Nicolas’ Garden” Mobile App (http://nicolasgarden.com/pages/app), and digital platform, (www.NicolasGarden.com), Nicolas also recently launched a YouTube, healthy kids news program known as, “NG.TV”, which he updates every two weeks: http://www.youtube.com/user/NicolasGardenTV.
Nicolas hopes to release the next version of his Mobile App, launch a television show, and design his first, “Healthy Kids” Mobile App game in 2014.
“I’m very proud of receiving the, ‘Forty Under 40,’ Award,” states Nicolas. “I know everyone nominated for this honor has done amazing things for our community, and I feel really lucky to be included with them. I hope I can continue to help kids around the world be healthier. And I want to thank everyone who downloaded my App, followed me on Facebook or Twitter, or supported ‘Nicolas’ Garden’ in other ways. It’s great we are all working together to inspire children to be healthy!”
For further information and photos of Nicolas receiving the “Forty Under 40 Award,” please check: www.NicolasGarden.com; or contact Drisha Leggitt, Nicolas’ Garden “Chief Momentum Officer”: Drisha@nicolasgarden.com.