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Top Campus-Based Resources for Aspiring College Entrepreneurs

Top Campus-Based Resources for Aspiring College Entrepreneurs

Starting up while in school can be a tall task, but there are plenty of resources to aid your efforts. Here are a few of the best ones.
College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

Michigan State University students created TempoRun, an app that helps users run at their ideal pace by categorizing the music in their libraries from walking to 10 sprinting.

A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?

While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.

How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship

For aspiring young entrepreneurs, studying something as seemingly unrelated to business as fine art or anthropology might end up teaching you way more than you realize.
Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now

Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now

College entrepreneur Will Caldwell expands on the four things he learned from traveling the world in his 20s.

With Its Eye on High Schoolers, LinkedIn Announces University Pages

Wanting to expand its reach and get users hooked at a younger age, LinkedIn announces a new service targeted towards prospective college students.
College Startup Offers a Creative Approach to Banish Boring Presentations

College Startup Offers a Creative Approach to Banish Boring Presentations

Instead of boring slides with bullet points and clip art, Big Fish creates presentations that tell stories and resonate emotionally with viewers.
How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur

How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur

As a student entrepreneur, a summer internship is no excuse for making zero progress on your business. Here are some tips to keep you on point.
How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

More than 60 percent of small-business owners notice no difference between the performance of employees who have college degrees and those who don't, according to a new survey.
Help Select Our College Entrepreneur of 2013

Help Select Our College Entrepreneur of 2013

Get to know the five young finalists for our College Entrepreneur of 2013 contest and vote for your favorite.

As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time

Starting a business while still in school can be incredibly rewarding, yet also shockingly draining. Here are seven truths about entrepreneurship that CollegeTrep Karim Abouelnaga wish he knew earlier.

Why Your College Student Should Start a Business

There are lots of benefits to having your college-age kids start their own business. Here's why and how you can help them get going.

5 Reasons Why Millennials are Born Entrepreneurs

College entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the reasons why today’s young people may be hard wired for entrepreneurship.

Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value

Being able to bounce ideas off of mentors will be vital for your business, but how do you find these key people? Here are three tips.
How a Study Abroad Program Led 2 College Entrepreneurs to a New Idea in Social Networking

How a Study Abroad Program Led 2 College Entrepreneurs to a New Idea in Social Networking

SociaLink is an app that uses Bluetooth for instant, in-person connections on multiple social networks simultaneously.
How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

College may have helped fill your head with reams of information but here are five lessons your professors didn't teach you.
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

NYU recently unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.
The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)

The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)

As the 2013 graduation season ends, we wanted to provide young entrepreneurs a recap of the most inspirational advice from the commencement addresses.
Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples

Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples

A college entrepreneur found a way to take the frustration out of fixing damaged mobile devices.

How to Test Whether You're Ready to Dive into Your Startup, Full Time

Recent grad David D. Chait on setting benchmarks for knowing when or if to make the leap into working on a startup full time.

At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation

During a panel discussion at the World Innovation Forum, the founder of student organization Kairos Society discussed why large corporations need to look to the millennial generation for innovation.

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

Sam Slover co-founded the online learning site, LearnItLive.com to help fill the education void in many parts of the world. See how that idea has taken off.
For Financing and Mentorship, Would You Forgo Future Income?

For Financing and Mentorship, Would You Forgo Future Income?

New funding platforms are eager to ply you with capital and other resources in exchange for a cut of your future success. See if these services are right for you.
Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business

Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business

A stolen jacket leads to a big business for an Indiana University grad.

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