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Lyneka Little

Is a freelance writer in New York. She's written about personal finance and small business for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, MainStreet.com, Walletpop.com, People magazine. She also works as a freelance producer covering money at ABCNews.com. Little attended Howard University where she studied journalism. She loves drinking wine and tweeting, preferably at the same time. Follow Little on Twitter @Lyneka.

14 Recent Stories

If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

For our series 'If I knew then,' co-founder of HotelTonight Sam Shank opens up about what he learned during his entrepreneurial journey and offers up advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.
September 18, 2013 in Startup Basics

If I Knew Then: CEO of Kid-App Maker Toca Boca on Finding Intrapreneurial Success

Bjorn Jeffery delves into why serendipity led to his success in innovation.
August 5, 2013 in Profiles

A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.
August 1, 2013 in Starting a Business
How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator

How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator

In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones.
February 24, 2013 in Startup Financing
Kathryn Minshew on Why Silicon Valley Needs a Feminine Touch

Kathryn Minshew on Why Silicon Valley Needs a Feminine Touch

The young founder of The Daily Muse discusses her charmed career in entrepreneurship and offers advice to fellow founders just getting started.
December 19, 2012 in Business Ideas
How the Young Founder of Apprenda Landed $16 Million from Albany, N.Y.

How the Young Founder of Apprenda Landed $16 Million from Albany, N.Y.

Thirty-year-old Sinclair Schuller is hoping that his company's prowess in big data will continue to land big funding.
October 26, 2012 in Technology
Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One

Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One

This social-discovery app co-founder may only be 20 years old, but he has the venture backing of someone twice his age. Here, we ask him to expand on his top entrepreneurial challenges and key drivers
September 25, 2012 in Profiles
Andrew Rasiej on the Next Big Wave in Tech -- And How Young Treps Can Surf It

Andrew Rasiej on the Next Big Wave in Tech -- And How Young Treps Can Surf It

The NY Tech Meetup chairman offers his thoughts on the future of social media and helpful resources for starting up today.
August 19, 2012 in Startup Basics
How One Young Trep Bucked the Odds During the Great Recession

How One Young Trep Bucked the Odds During the Great Recession

Doing the opposite of what others expect is sometimes the fastest ticket to success. We spoke with Alexa von Tobel of LearnVest about why she started up a financial site in the midst of the worst rece
July 20, 2012 in Profiles
Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.
June 20, 2012 in Profiles

What Do Etsy, GroupMe and Stamped Have In Common? An Eye on Design

Forget coders and engineers, some companies are touting their designers' acumen as what really helps them stand out.
May 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Tumblr's David Karp on Why NYC Beats Silicon Valley

Tumblr's David Karp on Why NYC Beats Silicon Valley

The microblogging-site founder dishes about the evolution of Tumblr and why he loves the Big Apple.
May 17, 2012 in Profiles
Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers

Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers

Rather than wait for Zynga to scoop up your young gaming company, crowdfunding may be the next best thing.
May 4, 2012 in Starting a Business
From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as a founding team member at Pinterest and his new company Gumroad.
April 16, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
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