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Joel Holland

Joel Holland

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

30 Recent Stories

College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

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.
April 20, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Meet the 22-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur Behind a File-Sharing Service With $1 Million in VC

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
January 30, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming

One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming

A Princeton dropout makes waves with mobile gaming and payment services.
January 23, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

A pair of college students dream up a product that gives pets some relief.
November 25, 2011 in Pet Business Center
How Three Classmates Hatched a Hi-Tech Approach to Learning

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.
November 9, 2011 in Success Stories
High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School

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.
October 7, 2011 in Success Stories
How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity

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.
September 7, 2011 in Success Stories
Free App Satisfies a Text Obsession

Free App Satisfies a Text Obsession

Freespeech co-founder Greg Neufeld didn't like the messaging app for the iPhone--so he created one.
July 26, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
inDinero: A Real-Time Financial Dashboard for Your Business

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
June 21, 2011 in Magazine
Ex-Investment Banker Pursues a Business Idea from His College Days

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.
May 24, 2011 in Success Stories
How Two College Students Found a Niche in Custom Web Analytics

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.
April 26, 2011 in Success Stories
Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success

Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success

Blank Label founders Fan Bi and Danny Wong have made more than $350,000 in their first year.
March 22, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'

Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'

Matt Lauzon's Gemvara puts the 'me' in e-commerce.
February 22, 2011 in Success Stories
Pooling Resources to Build a College Note-Sharing Business

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.
January 25, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
It Passes the Mom Test

It Passes the Mom Test

A former law student develops an online business that lets anyone -- even his tech-challenged mother -- create a website.
December 21, 2010 in Success Stories
The No-Exit Strategy

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.)
November 23, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs
Finding a Business in Jumping the Line

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.
October 20, 2010 in Success Stories
College Startup Success Story, Revisited

College Startup Success Story, Revisited

Garrett Camp sold StumbleUpon for a reported $75 million a year after graduation. Then he bought it back.
September 21, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs
Reinventing the Wheels

Reinventing the Wheels

Getaround combines the car rental business with mobile technology and environmental awareness.
August 24, 2010 in Success Stories
I'm an Entrepreneur; Get Me Out of Here!

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.)
July 16, 2010 in Success Stories
Risk it When You're Young

Risk it When You're Young

Why you shouldn't wait to start your business: You may never get back to it.
June 21, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs

More Than What You Paid For

Hire your smartest classmates by setting up an internship program.
May 13, 2010 in Success Stories

What's Your Problem?

Figure out what's bugging your classmates and you just might discover a business idea.
April 15, 2010 in Success Stories

Save the World, Make a Million

The two concepts don't have to be mutually exclusive, as the founders of iContact prove.
March 12, 2010 in Success Stories

Turning the Biggest Supporter into Your Best Customer

For the founders of IdeaPaint, Babson College was incubator, investment source, tester and--finally--customer.
February 16, 2010 in Success Stories

From College Students to Million-Dollar Partners

The founders of Tatto Media bootstrapped their startup and now they're running a $100 million company.
January 18, 2010 in Success Stories

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.
November 13, 2009 in Young Entrepreneurs

College Startups: Strip Down to the Essentials

Start small, with a basic idea and build from there.
October 22, 2009 in Your Business Plan

On the Itinerary: Your Future

Study abroad, and find the business opportunity of a lifetime.
September 16, 2009 in Business Ideas

Why Stop at Just One?

Need money to grow? Try franchising.
August 20, 2009 in Success Stories

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