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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
6 Fundamentals Every Modern Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed
Young Entrepreneurs

6 Fundamentals Every Modern Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

The game of business has changed. Cultivating your personal brand is the cornerstone of success.
Dan Antonelli
Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'
Entrepreneur of 2014

Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'

Nominees run the gamut, having created everything from a mouth guard that aims to prevent sports-related concussions to an app that helps actors nail down relevant and timely auditions.
Geoff Weiss
Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?
College Entrepreneurs

Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?

Why entrepreneurial courses, campus leadership roles, and extracurricular activities are simply not enough.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin
Innovation

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.
Jake Wobbrock
Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.
Education

Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

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

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

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

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.
Peter Cannone
What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds
Leadership

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.
Nina Zipkin
How I Found Success by Age 30
The Grind

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.
Jason Lucash