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Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.
Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

Interest rates on federal student loans are set to rise again.
Remember: Customer Success is Easier Than Customer Acquisition

Remember: Customer Success is Easier Than Customer Acquisition

Our College Entrepreneur of 2012 explains what he's learned about business and himself since co-founding his company.
College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'

College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'

Bryan Silverman talks about life after winning our top award for college business owners.
Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.
What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra and other LinkedIn Influencers look back at themselves at 22 to offer advice to this year's group of college graduates.
How I Found Success by Age 30

How I Found Success by Age 30

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Jason Lucash opens up about hitting the 30-year-old milestone and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Growing Big From a Small Start

Growing Big From a Small Start

This entrepreneur started selling study guides from his dorm room but explains that why and where you begin is less important than the clarity of your vision and inspiring people to dream the future as you do.
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

If you're aspiring to start your own company, see how many of these vital personality traits you possess.
Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Here are five ways students can think more like an entrepreneur, and how doing so can improve your chances for professional success.
Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business

Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business

You are stressed, busy and broke. Of course it is the perfect time to start a company.
How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

With a new startup popping up every day, many people have formed stereotypes of what entrepreneurship entails. Here are a few misconceptions about the entrepreneurial journey and how to overcome them.
3 Ways to Overcome the Liability of Youth

3 Ways to Overcome the Liability of Youth

Here are some strategies to make sure your age doesn't work against your business.
Business Schools Should be Transformed to Drive Entrepreneurism

Business Schools Should be Transformed to Drive Entrepreneurism

Universities should empower students with the skills to push an idea through to implementation.
The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education

The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education

It turns out, the basic college degree is worth more than it seems.

Should I Quit Engineering and Study Business?

While skills are important for business owners, so is personality. Our expert helps this college student understand the traits that great entrepreneurs need.
How the Changing Education Landscape is Helping Entrepreneurs

How the Changing Education Landscape is Helping Entrepreneurs

With the ed-tech movement continuing to gain steam, entrepreneurs are jumping on the chance to disrupt an age-old industry. Here are three ways how.
Networking Tricks for College Treps

Networking Tricks for College Treps

Being an entrepreneur requires a person to wear all sorts of hats - one being the ultimate networker. Here is how to get it done.
A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

Entrepreneur caught up with College Entrepreneur of 2012 Bryan Silverman and talked about the upcoming year and his plans after graduation.
With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)

With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)

Looking to snag go-getters' attention, universities are ramping up entrepreneurship courses.
What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

From being born in the digital age to having time on your side, what young entrepreneurs should be thankful for this holiday season.
What Business Schools Don't Teach Students But Should

What Business Schools Don't Teach Students But Should

Shocker: A student's entire college education shouldn't all come from overpriced textbooks.
How to Launch a Worthwhile Venture From Your Dorm Room

How to Launch a Worthwhile Venture From Your Dorm Room

If you're looking to launch a business while still in school, here are a few lessons learned from StudyMode founder Blaine Vess.
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
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