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The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.

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

University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.

10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.

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.

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.

Tools, Technology and Retail Options that Make Starting Up Today a Cinch

Everyone knows starting up isn't easy. But before you feel sorry for yourself, think about what it was like when your grandparents or parents were your age.

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.

How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

Tech giants aren't just looking for talent, they're buying it. See what the transition has been like for start-up founders.

7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

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.

One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'

One of Shark Tank's first entrepreneurs, Tiffany Krumins, talks about dealing with cancer, giving up half of her equity, and the challenges of getting her product made in the U.S.

9 Ways to Make Working at a Startup Pay for Future Entrepreneurs

To truly learn the ins and outs of launching a business, some suggest working at a startup is all you need.

3 Tips to a Speedy Launch

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga discusses how he managed to start up quickly and efficiently.

Alternatives to In-House App Development

There are several ways to get your app published on iTunes, here's what you need to know.

Project Restaurant: Turning 8th Graders into Future Mario Batalis

A summer program in Harlem is teaching students what it takes to launch and grow a successful eatery.

Andrew Rasiej on the Next Big Wave in Tech -- And How Young Treps Can Surf It

The NY Tech Meetup chairman offers his thoughts on the future of social media and helpful resources for starting up today.

How to Start Up from Your Dorm Room

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro launched his startup from a crammed, two-bed dorm room in China.

Kidworth Hopes to Turn Enterprising Youngsters into Kidpreneurs

See how the youth-oriented financial services company aims to cultivate more than one million young entrepreneurs.

How Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months. Photo credit: Adrian Cabrero, courtesy of ENK International

How to Make Freelancing Work for Future Entrepreneurs

For would-be entrepreneurs, freelancing can serve as a crucial first toe in the water.

The Changing Path to Entrepreneurship: A Look at Alternatives to Business School

To become an entrepreneur, it might behoove you to study something different. Here's more about some of the alternative courses and programs picking up steam among aspiring entrepreneurs.

How to Know When to Start Your Own Business (Infographic)

There is always a reason why it's the right time to start your own business.

5 Trends Entrepreneurs Should Consider When Naming a Startup

When coming up with a name for your startup, don't consider it lightly. But do consider these business-name trends.

How to Gain Free Feedback from Your Classmates

When student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan was tight on cash she employed her classmates as product testers.

Is Working at a Startup a Waste of Time for Future Founders?

After a recent blog post detailing the vagaries of life at startups hit the web, we asked young treps to share their own experiences as start-up employees.

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