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Breaking barriers with Europe's young moguls-to-be

Youngsters go beyond stagnant EU economy, rigid education systems to excel in entrepreneurship

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Fifteen-year-old Jordan Casey is a software developer who began computer programming when he was nine. He then developed a game called Alien Ball vs Humans that topped the charts in the Apple Store in Ireland and registered his first company in 2012.

Madrid

WHEN Jordan Casey took to the stage to present his technology business, he jumped onto the platform rather than walking up the access ramp.

Entrepreneurial energy? Yes, but also adolescent enthusiasm.

Mr Casey, keynote speaker at a conference here last week on