VIDEO: Young entrepreneur begins startup despite challenges for millennials

By Andrew Fowler

Wilbur You started his own integrated marketing and development firm at the age of 22 with no investors. The company began in his parents’ basement and now the team at Youtech and Associates, Inc. is looking for even an bigger office space as they continue to expand. According to the Kauffman Foundation’s 2015 State of Entrepreneurship Address, millennials who may want to begin a new business are facing difficult challenges, with the economy still recovering and with many graduating with student loan debt.

Photo at top: Playing Pop-A-Shot is one way employees at Youtech and Associates take a break from their computer screens in order to think creatively. (Andrew Fowler/Medill)