Trade Your Way to the USA: Trade Your Way to the USA Team Profiles
Names: Lydia, Miri & Abi
Why the name?: We chose this name because ‘treble’ means three, we are all musical & we’re all young traders! It also has a ring to it….
How they make money: All three girls play violin and busk in their village.
Three bright, confident violinists who make money as a mini orchestra! The team includes sisters, with the younger sister (aged 11) planning to use her cute factor to charm members of the public into buying from them.
Their motto: ‘One for all and all for trading’
Names: Archie, Jamie & Alexander
Why the name?: We are the best and can sniff out a bargain!
How they make money: They are currently running a Christmas Card and Sweet business
A fun loving, confident and arty team, with Archie and Alexander being part of a juggling/circus group! Top Dogs are currently running a Christmas stall selling cards and sweets and have already made a good profit.
Names: Henry, Charlie and TJ
Why the name?: Cha Ching, because it’s the sound of making money!
How they make money: Henry owns a Striker which he takes around fairgrounds, TJ has his own sweet stall & Charlie sells bubble gum and lollipops.
A very unique group of confident traders that ply their trade at various events. TJ puts all the money he earns into shares and Henry owns a lucky striker which he takes around fair grounds!
Names: Aidan, Isaac, Rachel
A quiet but strong and determined team of individuals. All three members are very athletic and involved in cricket, table tennis and running clubs.
Their trading motto behind their name: We’re like the British pound we always stay strong in business!
Names: Rachel, Maisie, Rosie
Region: The Wirral
Why the name?: Victores is pronounced ‘wick-tor-res’. We chose this name because in Latin it means ‘winners’ and we think we have what it takes to win!
How they make money: The girls help their parents to sell unwanted household items online.
Bubbly girls who sell items online with Maisie making £100 profit on bottled perfume after borrowing the money from her mum to purchase them! They may be girly but they are very determined and know how to make money.
Names: Connor, Connie & Alex
Why the name?: Profiteroles – We’re going to make lots of it! Profiteroles are NEVER found alone and wouldn’t taste great if they didn’t work together.
A very energetic team, with Connor hoping to be a maths lecturer at Cambridge! Connie owns 7 chickens & sells eggs to locals and Alex trades alongside his mum in her shop.
Names: Grace, Blessing, Muna
Why the name?: We believe we should dominate in the market and persevere in everything!
How they make money: Muna makes and sells bracelets for 30p each and Blessing sells sweets at school.
Inner city, fashionista girls with attitude. Blessing & Muna sell sweets at school & to their neighbours and Grace used to mix her own concoction of moisturisers to sell to family & friends. Their message to the opposition…watch out!
Names: Joseph, Daniel, Jack
Age: 12 and 11
Why the name?: We all agreed that this is a good name and is one of our trading secrets.
How they make money: Jack sells cakes and buns at school.
Smart 11/12 year olds who all aim to be entrepreneurs, Joseph made and sold soap outside his house, while Daniel had a photo business taking photographs of pupils and teachers where he made an £86 profit in 4 hours! Jack has sold buns and cakes for charity. All are very good at maths and are a tight team aiming to do nothing but win Trade Your Way.
New to the Business
Names: Jacob, Husnain, Harrison
Why the name?: The reason that we have chosen this name is because we are relatively new to the business and this is a great experience to improve our skill.
How they make money: Harrison sells sweets to friends and Husnain edits videos.
A bright bubbly group with great team chemistry and cohesion. They make money through a variety of means ranging from selling sweets to selling a service, where Husnain films and edits videos for a price.
Heads or Tales
Names: Alys, Rhiannydd, Carys
Region: South Wales
Why the name?: We have picked this name because life is a game of heads or tails. It requires everyone to be going and we believe that it is a reflection on our personalities.
How they make money: They often make money for fundraising at school.
An animated group of proud Welsh girls who love to trade as much as they do laugh. Surfer girls that are as comfortable trading on the beach as they are in school.
Names: Antoine, Devendra & Jack
Why the name?: We break boundaries internationally (Antoine-French, Jack – English & Devendra – Indian).
How they make money: They run an advertising business online.
Serious about business, confident traders and a very boisterous team Boundary Breakers want to win! They are currently running an advertising business, targeting online social networks. Keen to make extra cash the team have even shovelled snow!
Names: Yasmin, Alice, Chloe
Why the name?: We are determined to win!
How they make money: Chloe does car boot sales with her parents and sister.
East London girls determined to make their local community proud and win! Alice and Yasmin have waitressed at a family dinner and made money on tips, while Chloe does car boot sales with her family.
Names: Varun, Saif, Ahmed
Why the name?: We chose this name because it is catchy and it sounds Business Like…..Simple!
How they make money: Ahmed has a computer repair business and the whole team are creating an app to sell by summer 2013.
The technical team of the competition. Highly intelligent and a close knit group that use their technological expertise to make money. Examples of this range from the making of Apps to the fixing of computers. Ahmed alone has generated around £800 doing this already!
Names: Mishka, Emily, Merida
Why the name?: We are very good at saving up and putting money in our special piggy banks. We also love pigs!
How they make money: Not making money at the moment but often raise money for charities by doing car boot sales.
Three very active theatrical girls from Guildford that do not shy away and would love to from showcase their talents to the world. Avid charity fundraisers that have used their talents for the arts to raise money for various foundations.