Starting up our own business?

My friend and I would like to start up our own business together. We are nearly 19 years old and both hate our current jobs. We have a few ideas, but we are both rather hesitant in that we worry our age will go against us- being taken seriously, and with getting a loan. Can anyone give us any advice? How would... show more My friend and I would like to start up our own business together.
We are nearly 19 years old and both hate our current jobs.
We have a few ideas, but we are both rather hesitant in that we worry our age will go against us- being taken seriously, and with getting a loan.
Can anyone give us any advice?
How would we go about getting a loan once we have built up a solid business plan? Would we benefit from getting perhaps one of our older relatives involved (parent etc)
Any advice would be great.
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