Yoko Ono, Ashton Kutcher, Nick D’Aloisio

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Most 17-year-olds are trying to figure out what to do after high school, but not Dick D'Alosio.

The British whiz kid just sold Summly, his news-reading app, to Yahoo for an amount said to be in the tens of millions of dollars. He's clearly a smart kid, and he got a little boost from Ashton Kutcher and Yoko Ono!

Yep, according to The New York Times, the Two and a Half Men star and John Lennon's widow are among those who supported Nick early on.

"They took a gamble on me when I was a 15-year-old," he said.

Still, Nick insists it was "the strength of the idea" and not his age that drew attention to his app.

For now, he's focusing on finishing up high school then starting  his new job at Yahoo.

Take that, Zuckerberg!

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