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Adam Toren

Adam Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Matthew, of Kidpreneurs and Small Business, BIG Vision: Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right (Wiley). He's based in Phoenix, Ariz.

30 Recent Stories

Business Apps to Save You Time - Part 1 of 3Play Video

Business Apps to Save You Time - Part 1 of 3 (Video)

Looking for ways to save time, work smarter and be more organized? These awesome business apps will take your entrepreneurial excellence to the next level.
January 7, 2014 in Apps & Software
A Structured Day Can Keep Wasted Time at Bay

A Structured Day Can Keep Wasted Time at Bay

Americans may work longer than the rest of the world, but are we using our time efficiently?
January 2, 2014 in Productivity
Content Strategy: 4 Questions You Need to Ask

Content Strategy: 4 Questions You Need to Ask

You don't need to hire a content strategist to develop a solid gameplan for building your company's message.
December 17, 2013 in Online Marketing
The Keys to Candy Crush's Success

The Keys to Candy Crush's Success

How to turn your app into the next digital money printer.
December 13, 2013 in Apps & Software
Be An Instant Expert With Google HelpoutsPlay Video

Be An Instant Expert With Google Helpouts (Video)

Fix your computer, learn to play the guitar, or get a handle on conversational French. Any unexpected lesson a busy entrepreneur might need on the fly is all here, all in one place.
November 25, 2013 in News and Trends
Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging IntuitPlay Video

Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging Intuit (Video)

Is your accounting software beautiful? New Zealand-based Xero thinks it should be.
October 29, 2013 in News and Trends
Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College TextbooksPlay Video

Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College Textbooks (Video)

What if an online purchase could be airdropped from the seller directly to your door?
October 24, 2013 in Shipping Center
FiLIP Smartwatch Protects Kids From Danger and Angry BirdsPlay Video

FiLIP Smartwatch Protects Kids From Danger and Angry Birds (Video)

No matter what time of day it is, Filip Industries wants to help you keep tabs on your kids.
October 16, 2013 in News and Trends
3 Business Lessons From Miley Cyrus and Her Infamous Twerk

3 Business Lessons From Miley Cyrus and Her Infamous Twerk

While many are still in shock after Miley Cyrus' performance at the VMAs, here we consider why the episode was simply branding genius.
October 14, 2013 in Branding
Want to Make Viral Videos? Look to Twitter TV Ratings.Play Video

Want to Make Viral Videos? Look to Twitter TV Ratings. (Video)

Twitter TV Ratings offer all-new analytics surrounding exactly how much we love 'Breaking Bad' and other shows.
October 11, 2013 in News and Trends

Entrepreneur Joe Griffin Dishes on Company Culture

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren catches up with the CEO and co-founder of iAcquire, who discusses company culture and offers up advice for fellow entrepreneurs.
September 9, 2013 in Profiles
3 Lessons Worth Going Back to School for

3 Lessons Worth Going Back to School for

With the back-to-school season in full swing, it's a good time for all entrepreneurs to beef up their on their own business skills.
September 3, 2013 in Startup Basics
What the New Steve Jobs Movie Got Wrong

What the New Steve Jobs Movie Got Wrong

The new Jobs biopic spends ample time lambasting the often gruff management style of the late Steve Jobs, but there's also genius in his tactics. Here are four reasons why Apple's former CEO was a goo
August 26, 2013 in Leadership

Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren chats with Team Colorblind co-founder Ben Ruiz, who opens up about what helped him launch and advice he’d like to share with fellow entrepreneurs.
August 1, 2013 in Profiles

Leadership Lessons From… Julian Assange?

The recent documentary 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks' provides lessons to young entrepreneurs about what not to do as a leader of a startup.
July 17, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.
July 8, 2013 in Starting a Business

6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence

Think you are ready for startup land? Here are six signs you are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.
July 5, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

When a trusted member of your team decides to throw in the towel, here are four steps to ensure a positive departure.
June 29, 2013 in Human Resources
5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

College may have helped fill your head with reams of information but here are five lessons your professors didn't teach you.
June 27, 2013 in Starting a Business

The Reasons For and Against Joining a Co-Working Space

Before you join the co-working space frenzy, here are a few pros and cons to consider.
June 24, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
May 31, 2013 in Selling Your Biz
10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
May 26, 2013 in Startup Basics
4 Lessons From the Nightmarish Amy's Baking Company

4 Lessons From the Nightmarish Amy's Baking Company

Think the customer is always wrong? Here are a few lessons in entrepreneurship from the latest Kitchen Nightmares' season finale.
May 23, 2013 in Business Management

10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
May 17, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Going Mobile: Does Your Business Need an App?

Going Mobile: Does Your Business Need an App?

Considering launching an app? Consider the negatives, and ask yourself these three key questions first.
May 8, 2013 in Apps & Software
How Niche Players Can Compete Against Big Brands

How Niche Players Can Compete Against Big Brands

Being the little fish in a small pond can be advantageous for young entrepreneurs.
May 6, 2013 in Finding Customers
Spring Break Plans? Open Your Mind and Rekindle Your Love of Entrepreneurship

Spring Break Plans? Open Your Mind and Rekindle Your Love of Entrepreneurship

Spring may be in the air, but you've got a lot of work to do -- on your business and your soul. Here are five tips for meeting your business challenges with a clear, open mind.
April 4, 2013 in Work/Life Balance
7 Steps for Planning a Kick-Ass Networking Event

7 Steps for Planning a Kick-Ass Networking Event

For young entrepreneurs eager to raise their credibility up a notch, consider hosting a real-world networking event. Here are a few tips for pulling it off.
March 18, 2013 in Networking
4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

When it comes to launching a business, you can make countless excuses, but you have to have faith. Here's how to confidently take the plunge.
March 7, 2013 in Starting a Business
How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

As a young entrepreneur, wisdom and experience may not be your forte but energy and enthusiasm can offer a keen tradeoff. Here's how to use youth most effectively.
March 4, 2013 in Starting a Business