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Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

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In an effort to expand entrepreneurship across the U.S. and provide some much needed jobs, this nonprofit is looking to the nation's college students.
May 30, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

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

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Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
May 26, 2013 in Startup Basics
10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

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While college taught you many lessons, here are a few you should make a point to leave on campus.
May 24, 2013 in Startup Basics

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

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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.
May 20, 2013 in Leadership

10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

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Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
May 17, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

Melinda Gates on the Power of Technology in Making Human Connections

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Social entrepreneur Melinda Gates spoke about the importance of making ethical choices and leaving a mark on humanity during her 2013 commencement speech at Duke University.
May 13, 2013 in Starting a Business

3 Tips for Turning Your Classmates Into Beta Testers

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Student entrepreneur David Chait shares his tips for gaining feedback from the diverse college community.
November 22, 2012 in Marketing

Want to Make Key Industry Contacts? Tap Into Local Resources

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Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro on how he managed to attract a top-notch board of advisers.
November 1, 2012 in Grow Your Business

How to Balance an Overwhelming Course Load With Starting Up

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College entrepreneur Eric Muli shares how he managed to get the most out of his classes while still growing his business.
October 18, 2012 in Grow Your Business
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

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Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
September 17, 2012 in Startup Basics
Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

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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.
September 6, 2012 in Profiles
7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

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Think university resources are only for students? Here are some ideas for how to best utilize your old school -- even when you're no longer on campus.
August 27, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening

At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening

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In the search for new ideas, private companies are creating ever more college-based business pitch contests and in-house startup incubators. But is this route right for your startup?
June 8, 2012 in Starting a Business
Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

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If your heart is set on running your own business, you could raise your odds of success by first getting some experience on your resume and money in the bank.
May 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Harvard Grads' Startup Rewards Gym Rats, Penalizes Couch Potatoes

Harvard Grads' Startup Rewards Gym Rats, Penalizes Couch Potatoes

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An Ivy League economics assignment becomes a profitable business proposition: Work out or pay up.
May 24, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

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A college degree can give grads confidence and poise. But it won't guarantee business success.
May 12, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

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The ability to pull all-nighters moved three BYU students to the front of the competitive QR-code category.
April 20, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

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A student entrepreneur vows to make an environmental impact with his online wedding invitations.
February 26, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

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A pair of college students dream up a product that gives pets some relief.
November 25, 2011 in Pet Business Center
Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success

Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success

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Blank Label founders Fan Bi and Danny Wong have made more than $350,000 in their first year.
March 22, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
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