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How to Create Value to Reel in Investors

Student entrepreneur Matthew Fishman on how he secured funding by building up his startup.
College Entrepreneurs Invent a Way to Keep Beer Cold

College Entrepreneurs Invent a Way to Keep Beer Cold

KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer.

6 Ways to Land Start-Up Funding on Campus

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on how to leverage college resources to land start-up capital.

Want to Raise Money for Others? Start a Business

Here's how two college buddies turned custom T-shirts into a piggy bank for nonprofits and themselves.

Want to Make Key Industry Contacts? Tap Into Local Resources

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro on how he managed to attract a top-notch board of advisers.

3 Tips for Learning From Your Business Failures

College entrepreneur Cam Jacox on how he turned his setbacks into opportunities.

How to Balance an Overwhelming Course Load With Starting Up

College entrepreneur Eric Muli shares how he managed to get the most out of his classes while still growing his business.

How to Close Your Startup's Experience Gap

Joining forces with key individuals and organizations on campus can quickly accelerate your startup.

4 Tips for Navigating Your Local Tech Scene

Student entrepreneur David D. Chait discusses the importance of leveraging like-minded people in your community.
A Look at the Global-Apps Scene and Why You Should Care

A Look at the Global-Apps Scene and Why You Should Care

If you think the U.S. app craze has hit overload, you're not the only one. Giant tech companies are now doubling down on student-app developers in the Middle East and Africa.

How to Insert the 'Real World' into Your College Courses

Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson found balance through courses that offered outside-the-classroom opportunities.
Is an MBA Still Necessary?

Is an MBA Still Necessary?

Two outspoken academic leaders offer opposing views on the relevance of a traditional business education.
3 Tips for Taking Your College Startup Global

3 Tips for Taking Your College Startup Global

James Hilton lived in an entrepreneurship community on campus when he launched his business. Here's how it helped him branch out.
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
5 Ways to Generate Genuine Feedback for Your New Product

5 Ways to Generate Genuine Feedback for Your New Product

After glowing reviews from his family, student entrepreneur Brian Ballan sought the truth from objective strangers.

Picked the Wrong Major? Here's How to Pivot Into Entrepreneurship

Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Each year, Entrepreneur looks to spotlight a young entrepreneur in its annual College Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for College Entrepreneur of 2012 and vote for your favorite to win.
Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App

Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App

Part music magazine, part discovery engine, the free iPad app Groovebug pairs downloaded music with photos, videos, and reviews.

5 Ways to Land Press for Your Startup From Your Dorm Room

Student entrepreneur Matthew Fishman shares how to create buzz for your startup in between classes.
Thinking of Majoring in Entrepreneurship? Read This First

Thinking of Majoring in Entrepreneurship? Read This First

For many heading to campus who also dream of starting a business one day, majoring in entrepreneurship can help. But it's far from the only major decision you'll need to make along the way.

How to Start Up from Your Dorm Room

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro launched his startup from a crammed, two-bed dorm room in China.
College Entrepreneurs Find a Green Niche in an Online Farmers Market

College Entrepreneurs Find a Green Niche in an Online Farmers Market

The young environmentalists with a passion for sustainable agriculture won $10,000 in a business contest to launch the farm-to-front-door venture.

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