Friday, May 11, 2012 at 1:10 PM
Courtney Gras is the 23-year old co-founder and president of Design Flux Technologies, which designs battery management systems. Those are electronics that help batteries last longer and perform more efficiently.
Gras credits homeschooling for fostering her entrepreneurial spirit.
“I’ve gotten used to be the younger person in the room and learning to talk to people and deal with people and I think that’s one of the things homeschooling helped me with,” she said.
[audio href="http://www.wksu.org/news/audio/mp3/34924.mp3" title="Excerpt: Young Entrepreneur Builds Company in Akron"]WKSU's Jeff St. Clair reports.[/audio]