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Is Working at a Startup a Waste of Time for Future Founders?

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After a recent blog post detailing the vagaries of life at startups hit the web, we asked young treps to share their own experiences as start-up employees.
August 6, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Recognizing the Silver Lining -- And Business Idea -- Behind a Bad Internship

Recognizing the Silver Lining -- And Business Idea -- Behind a Bad Internship

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After a dismal summer internship experience, Shara Senderoff wanted to help others avoid the same fate. Here's how she's attempting to start up a bad-internship antidote.
August 2, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

From Zero to ‘Shark Tank’ Hero in 3 Months Flat

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Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
August 2, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

7 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee

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Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
July 26, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

How to Lose that Vital First Investor -- And Succeed Anyway

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Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
July 25, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
From Starving Artist to Young Entrepreneur: Conor McCreedy on Making Creativity Pay

From Starving Artist to Young Entrepreneur: Conor McCreedy on Making Creativity Pay

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From artists to chefs to designers, making money is still considered taboo. But when you want to make it big in fashionable industries, being able to earn a buck is often key.
July 24, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
5 Ways to Win the Hearts of Employees

5 Ways to Win the Hearts of Employees

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Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
July 19, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Success in a Flash: How One Young Trep Turned DIY into ROI

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How Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices.
July 14, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Must Read Books to Fuel Your Summer -- And Your Startup

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Even if you can't get away this summer, consider these top tomes to help make the most of your downtime.
July 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

6 Tips for Closing the Generation Gap

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Small business experts, Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
July 11, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike

Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike

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Congress narrowly passes a bill to prevent student-loan rates from doubling as of July 1. Young entrepreneurs breathe a sigh of relief.
June 29, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

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Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.
June 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
How to Start Up and Pay Down Your Student-Loan Debt

How to Start Up and Pay Down Your Student-Loan Debt

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New graduates face higher student loans than any other generation -- making starting up all the more intimidating. Here are five lean start-up strategies to help you shake off those debt woes.
June 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Food Trucks Need Love, Too

Food Trucks Need Love, Too

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When one young entrepreneur witnessed a line forming at her favorite food truck in New York City, she also saw a business opportunity.
June 26, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

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Sixteen-year-old contest winner Greyson McCluskey gets the rare opportunity to work with a team of innovation pros to help him turn his big idea into a reality.
June 25, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?

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Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry talks about his family of entrepreneurs and asks the question: Can young entrepreneurs be cultivated?
June 17, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Daddy, I want to be an Entrepreneur!

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As starting a business is no easy task, it might be difficult to embrace a child's decision to follow in your footsteps. But you should try. Here are 8 ways to encourage your little ones.
June 15, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Forget 'Jersey Shore,' MTV Wants to Put You in the Spotlight

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As shows like 'Shark Tank' and 'Undercover Boss' captivate American audiences, MTV is looking to similarly capitalize -- putting out casting calls for young treps who want to be stars.
June 14, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money Too

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In starting up a social venture, your social mission is often clear. But impact investors want to ensure that your organization will last. Here are three tips for making everyone happy.
June 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

3 Things Your Media Pitch Doesn't Need

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When you're trying to lasso attention for your startup. There are a few things to not mention in your pitch email to the media.
June 12, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles

Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles

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As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Luma Mufleh's top tips for a life well lived.
June 9, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence

Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence

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As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Eric Schmidt's top tips for young treps.
June 8, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'

Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'

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As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are three tips from the Khan Academy's Salman Khan.
June 7, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

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As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Mike Bloomberg's seven ways to the top.
June 6, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

How to Craft a Business Plan That'll Turn Investors' Heads

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A business plan is the minimum requirement you need before asking anyone for money to build your business. Here is what it should include.
June 6, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

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