Matthew Toren

Matthew Toren

Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com

Matthew Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Adam, 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 Vancouver, B.C.

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3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern
The 'Treps

3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern

Eco-minded entrepreneurs are making big impacts in many different sized businesses. Here are three entrepreneurs building their companies with an eco consciousness.
If You Envision It, It Will Come
The 'Treps

If You Envision It, It Will Come

Using visualization can be a powerful tool that can open your consciousness to resources that will help achieve your goals.
5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time
The 'Treps

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

If you don't have a structure to your day, you're wasting a good deal of it. Implement these time hacks and get more done.
Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.
Grow Your Business

Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.

If you want to see the magic of achieving your big vision, youÂ’ll need to devote time to mastering the creation of goals.
3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success
The 'Treps

3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success

These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products.
3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful
Grow Your Business

3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful

Nobody likes that person that always denies or casts blame.
Smile! 5 Books to Celebrate International Day of Happiness.
Lifestyle

Smile! 5 Books to Celebrate International Day of Happiness.

March 20 marks the global day to recognize joy. Here are some recommended reads to mark the occasion.
10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love
Technology

10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

From futuristic tech to a museum, many of these projects blew up their funding goals.
The 5 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Are Still Making on Twitter
Social Media

The 5 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Are Still Making on Twitter

While entrepreneurs should have a presence on the micro-blogging platform, making these Twitter mistakes can be bad for business.
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You
The 'Treps

Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

You have found the perfect mentor to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey. Now, you just need to figure out the best way to approach her. Here are a few tips.
Get Your Head in the Game: 3 Easy Skills to Master Your Mind
Lifestyle

Get Your Head in the Game: 3 Easy Skills to Master Your Mind

To get you set up for success, here are a few simple exercises you can do in under five minutes.
You've Built a Startup. Now, Build a Legacy.
Leadership

You've Built a Startup. Now, Build a Legacy.

Entrepreneurs often want to build something beyond their company. They are looking to make a bigger impact on society and change the world.
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Ensure They Get Their Z's
Lifestyle

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Ensure They Get Their Z's

For entrepreneurs to give 110 percent, they need to get adequate sleep.
5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur
Lifestyle

5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

From marketing to leadership, books often provide entrepreneurs the insight they need to make it on their journey. Here we offer up five must-read books for every entrepreneur.
Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents
Radicals & Visionaries

Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents

What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.
Turn Passion Into Profits? Oprah, Seinfeld and Branson Certainly Did.
Lifestyle

Turn Passion Into Profits? Oprah, Seinfeld and Branson Certainly Did.

Do you love your work as much as these titans? Here are some big lessons from their careers.
5 Tech Pinners You Should Be Following Now
Tech Tips

5 Tech Pinners You Should Be Following Now

When it comes to reading the latest news, figuring out how to jailbreak your phone or learning about innovative gadgets, many consumers are turning to Pinterest. And companies are taking note.
3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth
Business Management

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

While entrepreneurs could babble on and on about their endeavor and how much they accomplished, sometimes it pays to just listen to others.
10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following
Lifestyle

10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following

For those entrepreneurs looking to get a little inspiration in short, succinct bits, follow these people on Twitter.
5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked
Security

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.
5 Rookie Networking Fails and How to Avoid Them
Networking

5 Rookie Networking Fails and How to Avoid Them

When you're trying to meet people in person, here are things you shouldn't do.
Delegating is Good. That's Why I Delegated This Headline.
Business Management

Delegating is Good. That's Why I Delegated This Headline.

Assigning your tasks to your employees or colleagues can have big benefits for your business.
Why You Should Let Customers Help Mold Your Company
Business Management

Why You Should Let Customers Help Mold Your Company

Feedback could lead to valuable lessons and even new product ideas.
10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence
Young Entrepreneurs

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 famous entrepreneurs tell us why they declared their freedom.
5 Online Faux Pas That Will Doom Your Networking Potential
Online Marketing

5 Online Faux Pas That Will Doom Your Networking Potential

Make sure these things are in check to maximize the impression you make when networking online.
Don't Be a 'Pividiot.' Follow These Tips.
Business Management

Don't Be a 'Pividiot.' Follow These Tips.

Constantly changing directions can harm your business. So how do you know when it's a good time to pivot?
Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Money

Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A look at the ups, downs, and tough truths about the future of Bitcoin and digital currency.
Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive
Managing Employees

Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive

Managing startup employees is a whole different animal. When employees wear multiple hats, it can be a challenge to keep them on task. Here are some tips.
How to Give Thanks to Your Team, Customers and Vendors This Thanksgiving
Managing Employees

How to Give Thanks to Your Team, Customers and Vendors This Thanksgiving

One day off for holiday shopping isn't enough. Here's how to show key members of your team and other stakeholders that you care.
Starting a Business

4 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Take Labor Day Off

Planning on skipping Labor Day fun to focus on your startup? Here are four reasons why you shouldn't.