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Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity
Overcoming Obstacles

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
Tariq Farid
Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees
Education

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.
Geoff Weiss
The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking
Employee Training

The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

By tapping the expertise of colleges and universities, companies can boost staff skills and productivity and stay ahead of the competition.
Shaul Kuper
Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?
Colleges

Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Higher education could be rebranded as startups' best friend and assist students in mastering business skills.
Isaiah Hankel
Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley
Raising Capital

Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurs have lots of financing options beyond checking out venture firms in California. Here are six techniques to try.
Michael Howse
The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns
Internships

The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns

Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines.
Allyson Willoughby
The Best Value in Higher Education
Finance

The Best Value in Higher Education

Princeton Review came out with their list of best value colleges, with UNC Chapel Hill and Williams College taking the tops spots.
Melinda Gates on the Power of Technology in Making Human Connections
Starting a Business

Melinda Gates on the Power of Technology in Making Human Connections

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

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.
Antonio Neves
How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz?
Technology

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.
Neil Parmar
The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)

The uptick of entrepreneurship among young people across the country is causing many college campuses to add classes or retool out-of-date programs. Here's a snapshot.
Diana Ransom
How to Turn Your Startup into the Next Campus Craze
Marketing

How to Turn Your Startup into the Next Campus Craze

Marketing new businesses to millenials requires creativity -- and a healthy dose of web savvy.
Matt Villano
Want to Study Entrepreneurship? How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck
Starting a Business

Want to Study Entrepreneurship? How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

If choosing to study entrepreneurship in college or graduate school is tough, deciding where to go is even more challenging. Here are some tips.
Greg Bier
Need Help Paying for College? Win a Scholarship for Young Treps
Starting a Business

Need Help Paying for College? Win a Scholarship for Young Treps

If you're a young entrepreneur who's planning to start college in the fall, this scholarship may be for you. But hurry, the deadline to apply is December 17.
Kara Ohngren Prior