News and Articles About College Entrepreneurs

Help Select Our College Entrepreneur of 2013
Entrepreneurs

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.
Kathleen Davis
As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time
Starting a Business

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.
Karim Abouelnaga
Starting a Business

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.
Mark J. Kohler
5 Reasons Why Millennials are Born Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

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.
Michael Cauble
Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value
Starting a Business

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.
Dwight Peters
How a Study Abroad Program Led 2 College Entrepreneurs to a New Idea in Social Networking
Technology

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.
Jodi Helmer
How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture
Entrepreneurs

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.
Kristin Luna
5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom
Starting a Business

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.
Adam Toren
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups
Starting a Business

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.
Andrea Huspeni
The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)
Starting a Business

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.
Andrea Huspeni
Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples
Entrepreneurs

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.
Gwen Moran
How to Test Whether You're Ready to Dive into Your Startup, Full Time
Starting a Business

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.
David Donner Chait
At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation
Starting a Business

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.
Andrea Huspeni
How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea
Entrepreneurs

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.
Karen A. Frenkel