UST Entrepreneurship Alumnus Named Young Entrepreneur of Year

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Ben Anderson, president of video marketing company Cinemotion, was named Tuesday the Minnesota Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The award, which goes to entrepreneurs who are younger than 30, considers success based on sales, profits and job creation among other items.

“He is a problem solver and doesn’t take ‘no’ for an answer," said Alec Johnson, associate professor of entrepreneurship in the St. Thomas Opus College of Business, in the news release. "He shows a willingness to reinvent himself, and that’s an impressive quality to have at this stage in his career.”

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Originally published: 03/15/2011, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal