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Princeton-Founded 'Friendsy' App Looking to Recapture Facebook's Early Magic
College Entrepreneurs

Princeton-Founded 'Friendsy' App Looking to Recapture Facebook's Early Magic

With 25,000 users and $200,000 in funding, the social network is now rolling out to all campuses nationwide.
Geoff Weiss
6 Pros and Cons for Entrepreneurs to Get, or Skip, a College Degree
Education

6 Pros and Cons for Entrepreneurs to Get, or Skip, a College Degree

Businesses have been launched in dorm rooms and some, famously, have been launched by college drop outs. The cost in time and money of a degree are serious considerations.
John Rampton
5 College Degrees That Prepare You for Small-Business Success
Schools

5 College Degrees That Prepare You for Small-Business Success

Even those ridiculed liberal arts degrees are a better foundation for being an entrepreneur than many despairing graduates realize.
John Rampton
Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)
Infographics

Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)

Whether they dropped out or stuck it out, going to college more than paid off for today's top tech startup billionaires -- higher ed skeptic and Stanford alum Peter Thiel included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Saxbys and Drexel Team Up to Promote Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Programs

Saxbys and Drexel Team Up to Promote Entrepreneurship

Saxby's founder Nick Bayer talks about the one-of-a-kind program and why he wishes there was one for himself years ago.
Carly Okyle
5 Signs From Childhood That You Were Destined to Be an Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

5 Signs From Childhood That You Were Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Everyone is freeto become an entrepreneur but it seems some people really never had an alternative.
John Rampton
The Big Lessons I Learned From My First Entrepreneurial Job
Entrepreneurs

The Big Lessons I Learned From My First Entrepreneurial Job

A painting enterprise during college provides illuminating insights for a business leader.
Miles Jennings
Drop Out Like Zuckerberg? No. Learn to Be an Entrepreneur in School.
Education

Drop Out Like Zuckerberg? No. Learn to Be an Entrepreneur in School.

Here are eight ways to get a head start on your future competition while working your way to a degree.
Martin Zwilling
3 Student Startups That Are Going the Distance
College Entrepreneurs

3 Student Startups That Are Going the Distance

They've all managed to make the tricky jump from great idea to great company.
A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs
Alleynyc

A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

We at AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur Media have put together an awesome way to help colleges and incubators shepherd innovation.
Jason Saltzman
Why School Is a Great Place to Start a Business
College Entrepreneurs

Why School Is a Great Place to Start a Business

There are a number of reasons why many great companies are started in dorm rooms.
Lisa Evans
Why I Violated My Promise to Never Have a Business Partner
Business Partnership

Why I Violated My Promise to Never Have a Business Partner

Teaming up with another player can combine complementary skills and realize synergies at a startup.
Joshua Steimle
Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs
VC 100

Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

It's back-to-school season. Here are the leading universities producing the most VC-backed graduates.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
This Anti-Luxe Lodging Startup Will Put You Up in a Half-Built Treehouse For $19
Travel

This Anti-Luxe Lodging Startup Will Put You Up in a Half-Built Treehouse For $19

A new online service aims to find accommodations for brave, broke college students who are traveling.
Kim Lachance Shandrow