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10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
Adam Toren
3 Tips to a Speedy Launch
Starting a Business

3 Tips to a Speedy Launch

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga discusses how he managed to start up quickly and efficiently.
Karim Abouelnaga
Project Restaurant: Turning 8th Graders into Future Mario Batalis
Starting a Business

Project Restaurant: Turning 8th Graders into Future Mario Batalis

A summer program in Harlem is teaching students what it takes to launch and grow a successful eatery.
Kara Ohngren Prior
How to Start Up from Your Dorm Room
Starting a Business

How to Start Up from Your Dorm Room

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro launched his startup from a crammed, two-bed dorm room in China.
Franco Capurro
Starting a Business

7 Steps for Choosing a Top-Notch Business Partner

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Peter S. Cohan
Entrepreneurs

Live Chat with Social-Media Maven Jason Sadler

Check out our recent live chat with IWearYourShirt.com's Jason Sadler and Adina Grigore of Sprout Skincare.
Diana Ransom
How to Humanize Your Brand and Build Social-Media Buzz
Entrepreneurs

How to Humanize Your Brand and Build Social-Media Buzz

When it comes to starting up, one of the biggest drivers you'll have in finding customers is your current customers. Here's how to keep them happy -- and chatty.
Dave Clarke
How to Gain Free Feedback from Your Classmates
Starting a Business

How to Gain Free Feedback from Your Classmates

When student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan was tight on cash she employed her classmates as product testers.
Nina Foroutan
Starting a Business

6 Key Elements of a Good Business Plan

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Peter S. Cohan
Is Working at a Startup a Waste of Time for Future Founders?
Starting a Business

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Recognizing the Silver Lining -- And Business Idea -- Behind a Bad Internship
Entrepreneurs

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

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.
Lambeth Hochwald
Starting a Business

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

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
Entrepreneurs

7 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
How to Lose that Vital First Investor -- And Succeed Anyway
Starting a Business

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

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.
Eric Muli