Seth Flowerman (born c. 1985) is an entrepreneur who has been recognized for his business success while a student in high school and college.
Early life and education
Flowerman attended the Pingry School. He earned a B.S. from Cornell University in 2008 and an MBA from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management in 2009. He was a member of Sigma Phi and Sphinx Head at Cornell.
At age 16, Flowerman founded Career Explorations, a program that sets American college and high school students up with internships in Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco . Four years later, he founded Vertex Academic Services, a test preparation provider and educational consulting company in Manhattan. Vertex was acquired in 2011 by A List Education. Career Explorations was acquired in 2010 by Musiker Discovery Programs and Dream Careers Inc. and now operates under the name Discovery Internships.
- 2004: Student Entrepreneur of the Year, Junior Achievement
- 2007: Kaplan Most Promising Campus CEOs
- 2008: BusinessWeek's 25 Entrepreneurs under 25
- 2008: Social Impact Award, Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards
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- "Past Winners". Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.