Governor Rick Scott Recognizes Melbourne’s Ben Stern With Young Entrepreneur Award

By  //  August 4, 2016

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Stern appeared on hit Show Shark Tank

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TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA. – During a meeting of the Florida Cabinet on Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott recognized Ben Stern, a 17-year-old business owner from Melbourne, with the Young Entrepreneur Award.

Ben is the CEO and founder of Nohbo, the world’s first eco-friendly shampoo ball. Nohbo, which was designed and developed by Ben, is a soft powdered ball that provides a single use of shampoo after dissolving in water.

Governor Scott said, “I’m proud to present Ben with the Young Entrepreneur Award today in recognition of his innovation and diligence to create a new product and start his own company. As a successful business-owner and high school student, Ben is setting an incredible example of entrepreneurship in our state. I look forward to seeing Nohbo continue to grow here in Florida.”

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Ben Stern, CEO and founder of Nohbo, said, “It was an honor to be recognized by Governor Scott today with the Young Entrepreneur Award.”

“Since inventing Nohbo in 2014, I have had the opportunity to partner with many great individuals and organizations, and we will continue to work together to help Nohbo succeed.”