Joel Holland

Joel Holland

Joel Holland, 25, is the founder and CEO of Footage Firm in Reston, Va.

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College Startup: Big Scan on Campus
Young Entrepreneurs

College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

The ability to pull all-nighters moved three BYU students to the front of the competitive QR-code category.
Meet the 22-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur Behind a File-Sharing Service With $1 Million in VC
Young Entrepreneurs

Meet the 22-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur Behind a File-Sharing Service With $1 Million in VC

A free file-sharing site attracts users with its drag-and-drop simplicity and universal platform
One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming
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One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming

A Princeton dropout makes waves with mobile gaming and payment services.
Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets
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Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

A pair of college students dream up a product that gives pets some relief.
How Three Classmates Hatched a Hi-Tech Approach to Learning
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How Three Classmates Hatched a Hi-Tech Approach to Learning

StudyEgg converts study materials into activities at home or on the go that optimize learning.
High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School
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High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School

Going to business school is a job in itself. Trying to start a company at the same time can be even more daunting. Daniel Gulati of FashionStake did both.
How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity
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How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity

Bump Technologies co-founder David Lieb went to business school to make contacts. He left to build a new way to share them.
Free App Satisfies a Text Obsession
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Free App Satisfies a Text Obsession

Freespeech co-founder Greg Neufeld didn't like the messaging app for the iPhone--so he created one.
inDinero: A Real-Time Financial Dashboard for Your Business
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inDinero: A Real-Time Financial Dashboard for Your Business

Following $3 billion in transactions for 20,000 companies can take 3 billion keystrokes across 20,000 spreadsheets--or, with inDinero, just a few clicks
Ex-Investment Banker Pursues a Business Idea from His College Days
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Ex-Investment Banker Pursues a Business Idea from His College Days

By digitizing old photos and videos, ScanDigital turns picture preservation into a profitable business.
How Two College Students Found a Niche in Custom Web Analytics
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How Two College Students Found a Niche in Custom Web Analytics

Two ASU students prove that there is much more to analytics than page views. Billions more.
Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success
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Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success

Blank Label founders Fan Bi and Danny Wong have made more than $350,000 in their first year.
Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'
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Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'

Matt Lauzon's Gemvara puts the 'me' in e-commerce.
Pooling Resources to Build a College Note-Sharing Business
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Pooling Resources to Build a College Note-Sharing Business

Three entrepreneurs on the same mission to facilitate college note-sharing join forces -- and 360,000 students follow.
It Passes the Mom Test
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It Passes the Mom Test

A former law student develops an online business that lets anyone -- even his tech-challenged mother -- create a website.
The No-Exit Strategy
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The No-Exit Strategy

Sure, Duke Chung was tempted by a buyout offer. But he knew that he was worth much more. (He was right.)
Finding a Business in Jumping the Line
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Finding a Business in Jumping the Line

Hate standing in line? So did two Babson College roommates -- until they built a business on how to avoid them.
College Startup Success Story, Revisited
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College Startup Success Story, Revisited

Garrett Camp sold StumbleUpon for a reported $75 million a year after graduation. Then he bought it back.
Reinventing the Wheels
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Reinventing the Wheels

Getaround combines the car rental business with mobile technology and environmental awareness.
I'm an Entrepreneur; Get Me Out of Here!
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I'm an Entrepreneur; Get Me Out of Here!

Today's episode: How to turn a class project into a multimillion-dollar business. (No degree required.)
Risk it When You're Young
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Risk it When You're Young

Why you shouldn't wait to start your business: You may never get back to it.
Success Stories

More Than What You Paid For

Hire your smartest classmates by setting up an internship program.
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What's Your Problem?

Figure out what's bugging your classmates and you just might discover a business idea.
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Save the World, Make a Million

The two concepts don't have to be mutually exclusive, as the founders of iContact prove.
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Turning the Biggest Supporter into Your Best Customer

For the founders of IdeaPaint, Babson College was incubator, investment source, tester and--finally--customer.
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From College Students to Million-Dollar Partners

The founders of Tatto Media bootstrapped their startup and now they're running a $100 million company.
Young Entrepreneurs

Putting School to Work

Long walks in high heels inspired two women to create something easier on the feet--with a little help from their university.
Your Business Plan

College Startups: Strip Down to the Essentials

Start small, with a basic idea and build from there.
Business Ideas

On the Itinerary: Your Future

Study abroad, and find the business opportunity of a lifetime.
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Why Stop at Just One?

Need money to grow? Try franchising.

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