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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
Growing Big From a Small Start
Starting a Business

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.
Mike Matousek
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever
Inspiration

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

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

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.
Nathan Resnick
Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers
College students

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.
Dan Schawbel
Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business
College Entrepreneurs

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.
Jessica Ekstrom