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Nathan Testa
Nathan Testa Entrepreneur.jpg
Born (1999-07-29) 29 July 1999 (age 20)
ResidenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
NationalityAustralian
EducationSt Peter's Catholic College
OccupationFounder & CEO of Teko
Years active2016–present

Nathan Testa (born July 29, 1999) is an Australian entrepreneur. He is the Founder and CEO of Teko, a digital company that offers web development, visual marketing and branding services to small, medium and large businesses across the companies two locations in Australia and Asia.[1]

Australia's premier publication for growth businesses and entrepreneurs, SmartCompany, described Nathan as a young entrepreneur who is taking on the world with Teko.[2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2018, Nathan was named in the Central Coast’s top 100 most influential people list published by Central Coast Express Advocate.[3] Testa was ranked alongside successful million-dollar Property Developers, John Singleton, Tony Denny and Councillor Jilly Pilon.[4]

In 2019, Testa appeared on Entrepreneur.com as an inspiring entrepreneur to watch in 2020. He was listed alongside notable entrepreneurs Gary Vaynerchuk, Gerard Adams and Grant Cardone.[5]

Testa garnered media attention for being a young entrepreneur. He has been covered by major publications, including Forbes[6], Inc[7] and News.com.au[8]

Early life and education[edit]

Nathan was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He began his career while still in high school creating websites for his father's accounting clients.[9]

Testa was educated at St Peter's Catholic College at Tuggerah, New South Wales. He dropped out of high school at the end of tenth grade at age 16.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lock, Sam (2018-02-21). "Teenager who left school at 16 now makes deals around world". Mail Online. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  2. ^ Nelder, Josh (2017-12-21). "Meet the 18-year-old entrepreneur taking on the world with his digital development company Teko". SmartCompany. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  3. ^ "Top 100 Most Influential people as voted by you: top 10 count down". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  4. ^ "Central Coast's top 100 most influential people" (PDF). Central Coast Council. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  5. ^ Stanly, John (2019-11-18). "15 Inspiring Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2020". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  6. ^ Fox, MeiMei. "Want To Start A Business? Consider This Advice From A 19-Year-Old Tech Entrepreneur". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  7. ^ Thibodeaux, Wanda (2018-09-07). "Here's Why It's Particularly Lonely at the Top for Today's Youngest Entrepreneurs". Inc.com. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
  8. ^ Carey, Alexis (2018-06-02). "How Sydney teen Nathan Testa launched his own company". News.com.au. Retrieved 2018-06-02.
  9. ^ Kumar, Vipin (2017-12-21). "Nathan Testa- An 18 year old Entrepreneur breaking stereotypes of age". HuffPost. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  10. ^ "Teen businessman says school won't help". The Daily Telegraph. 2018-12-19. Retrieved 2018-12-19.

External Links[edit]

Nathan Testa LinkedIn Profile

Teko Official Website