Shark Tank Airing: Season 4, Episode 425
Ryan Kelly is an ambitious 14-year-old entrepreneur who turns his hobbies into successful products and businesses. Ryan has become one of America's most talked about success stories after receiving an investment from billionaire businesswoman Barbara Corcoran on Shark Tank. Ryan has been featured on Good Morning America, CT Style, Business Rockstars and Beyond the Tank. In addition he has worked with MBA students at NYU Stern and Columbia University to help grow his business. Ryan is the youngest nominee to Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year and was named to Crain's Business Top 20 under 20.
Ryan donates a part of his proceeds to support pets in crisis through STARelief and Pet Assistance. In addition to running Rya's Barkery, he enjoys playing lacrosse, fishing and working on new business ideas.
Ryan understand the challenges facing young entrepreneurs, and that with determination and the right attitude, there is no age barrier to success.