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10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

While college taught you many lessons, here are a few you should make a point to leave on campus.

Dalai Lama's Lessons for New Grads on Global Responsibility and Compassion

During his commencement speech, the Dalai Lama provides insight into how young entrepreneurs can make the world a better place.

To Be a Leader, You Must Know When to Follow

Student entrepreneur Nathan Grotticelli on learning from the trials and triumphs of those who are more experienced in entrepreneurship.

Stephen Colbert Offers Grads Some Key Advice: 'Pave Your Own Path'

Despite challenging economic times, comedian Stephen Colbert had some takeaways for recent grads during his 2013 commencement address at the University of Virginia on Saturday.

10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
Why Future Entrepreneurs Should Invest in College

Why Future Entrepreneurs Should Invest in College

It's a perennial question, but a tough one all the same. As early May marks the deadline for when many future young treps will need to decide if going to college is right for them, here are a few key considerations.
College Startup Rethinks Laundry

College Startup Rethinks Laundry

A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship.

The Pros and Cons of Studying Entrepreneurship Vs. Just Starting Up

As the school year winds down, aspiring entrepreneurs may wonder whether they should study entrepreneurship in college or just startup. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some reasons for and against.
Reality TV Show 'Dorm Biz' Looks to Spotlight College Treps

Reality TV Show 'Dorm Biz' Looks to Spotlight College Treps

Aiming to discover the next Mark Zuckerberg or Def Jam's Rick Rubin, who both famously got their start in their dorm rooms, a new reality TV show wants to talk to college treps.
College Entrepreneurs to Compete for Big Money Prizes at Rice University

College Entrepreneurs to Compete for Big Money Prizes at Rice University

One of the largest -- and richest -- business plan competitions in the country kicks off today.
Jack Dorsey on Launching Twitter and His Top Advice for Young Treps

Jack Dorsey on Launching Twitter and His Top Advice for Young Treps

The social-media site that's found its way into practically every entrepreneurs' toolkit recently turned seven. Here, we chat with the site's co-founder and get his best tips for newbie founders.
College Entrepreneurs Create Software to Help Businesses Thrive

College Entrepreneurs Create Software to Help Businesses Thrive

How three UPenn students created Airtime, a program that creates banners that turn e-mail signatures into branded messages.

Happy Birthday Twitter: Jack Dorsey on the Ubiquitous Site and His Top Advice for Young Treps

The social-media site that’s found its way into practically every entrepreneurs’ toolkit turns 7 years old today. Here, we chat with the site’s co-founder and get his best tips for newbie founders.
Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot

Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot

Ben Sann was a junior in high school when he came up with an idea for a website that would post the rates of parking garages all over New York. BestParking.com has now grown to include six cities.

Want to Start Up? Get a Job First

Student entrepreneur Brian Ballan on the importance of gaining industry experience before launching your own business.

5 Tips for Harnessing the Power of On-Campus Events

Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on how school meet-ups helped him grow his startup.
College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing

College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing

ViaCycle set out to design a GPS-enabled, stationless bike-share system.

4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep

College campuses are rife with money-saving opportunities. Here’s where to look.
How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz?

How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz?

When the tech wunderkind took his life after a prolonged legal battle, some wonder if MIT should have been more supportive.

Have an App Idea But Don’t Know Code? Here’s An Action Plan

Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the importance of perseverance when entering into the world of app making.
College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones

College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones

A young DJ mixes up a wireless sound solution with his startup EarTop.

3 Critical Tips for Launching Your Product

Student entrepreneur David Donner Chait on the importance of acting fast when it comes to getting your creation out there.
College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman

College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman

An enterprising young trep capitalizes on a captive audience with toilet paper you can read.

How to Create Value to Reel in Investors

Student entrepreneur Matthew Fishman on how he secured funding by building up his startup.

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