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Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things
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In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.
February 4, 2014 in Starting a Business
10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

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Anyone can have a million-dollar idea. But turning your dream into a living and breathing startup, takes work. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
January 21, 2014 in Business Ideas
Photos: The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

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A countdown of which specific jobs are expected to grow over the next decade.
December 30, 2013 in Business Ideas
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

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You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
November 11, 2013 in Startup Basics
Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

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Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
November 6, 2013 in Growth Strategies

Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too

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Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales.
September 5, 2013 in Starting a Business

A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?

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While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.
August 29, 2013 in Profiles

How This Car-Sharing Company Is Growing Up, Fast

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In the sharing economy, customers are your sellers, buyers and inventory. While efficient, the model may attract unwanted questions from regulators, as many startups are beginning to learn firsthand.
August 14, 2013 in Profiles

So Many Business Ideas, Not Enough Time?

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Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides insight into narrowing down business ideas and execution.
July 24, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

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The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
July 19, 2013 in Business Management

The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

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Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
July 18, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

Forget Fair Trade and One-for-One Businesses, Do Good by Fixing the Education System

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If young people today are supposed to want to change the world, consider turning your attention to education. Here's how you can make a real and lasting impact.
July 15, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work

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The web series 'Drunk History' just made its TV debut on Comedy Central this week. Derek Waters, the show's creator, offers some tips for brainstorming and taking risks.
July 10, 2013 in Social Media

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

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Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.
July 8, 2013 in Starting a Business

How a Chance Encounter on a Bus Inspired a Social Entrepreneur to Start Up

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The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.
June 27, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

Back to the Roots' Nikhil Arora on Starting Up

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For Nikhil Arora and Back to the Roots' co-founder, entrepreneurship just kind of happened. Here, the young entrepreneur opens up to YE's Antonio Neves on what the ride has been like so far.
June 20, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

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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.
June 14, 2013 in Profiles

Pack's Megan Casey on the Future of Social Media

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Between co-founding Squidoo with Seth Godin, and more recently launching Pack, a social networking site for dog owners, Megan Casey is well-versed in the art of social media. She opens up to YE’s Antonio Neves about where she thinks the industry is going and why.
May 23, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

3 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs on Starting a Business

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Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.
May 8, 2013 in Starting a Business

How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time

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Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.
April 30, 2013 in Grow Your Business

How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

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Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
April 25, 2013 in Profiles

What's Trending With…Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder on Starting a Movement

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YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs.
April 2, 2013 in Profiles

What's Trending With… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas

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YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them.
April 1, 2013 in Profiles

What's Trending With...Randi Zuckerberg? The Facebook Founder's Sister Talks About What's Next

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YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Randi Zuckerberg at this year's SXSW. Beyond her uber famous brother, she talks about her own growing media empire.
March 28, 2013 in Profiles

What's Trending With...Baratunde Thurston? The Comedian/Digital Savant Talks Business

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YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with author Baratunde Thurston to chat about his comedy/technology startup Cultivated Wit.
March 27, 2013 in Technology

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